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Trades and Services Salary Centre

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Average Australian Salary

Source: MyCareer job listings inclusive of wage. Figures may incorporate total pkg.

Trades and Services

Sub-Sector Avg. Min Avg. Max Average
Average Australian Trades and Services Salary $60,237
Air Conditioning / Refrigeration $50,000 $120,000 $72,690
Apprenticeships, Cadets & Trainees $10,000 $70,000 $25,965
Automotive Trades $17,000 $100,000 $56,586
Beauty Therapy $20,000 $70,000 $42,234
Boilermaking $19,404 $670,000 $62,169
Bricklaying - - -
Butchery & Bakery $30,000 $90,000 $52,441
Carpentry, Joinery & Cabinetmaking $19,000 $130,000 $60,435
Cleaning $30,000 $150,000 $55,764
CNC $49,400 $130,000 $69,791
Concrete & Formworking $39,520 $100,000 $62,649
Electrical $35,568 $150,000 $79,349
Fitting, Welding & Metalwork $19,404 $130,000 $65,003
Floristry - - -
Hairdressing $19,500 $70,000 $41,881
Handyperson / Caretaking $30,000 $85,000 $54,840
HVAC $43,472 $140,000 $79,429
Labour $30,000 $100,000 $55,826
Landscaping & Gardening $17,000 $82,258 $57,873
Nanny / Babysitting - - -
Other Trades & Services $27,000 $118,560 $60,417
Painting $15,808 $100,000 $55,547
Plumbing $16,322 $100,000 $54,939
Printing $25,000 $120,000 $60,333
Security $31,616 $115,000 $66,504
Technician $35,000 $135,000 $67,297


Source: MyCareer job listings inclusive of wage from the last 90 days and updated weekly. Figures may incorporate total pkg. If there is insufficient data to show reliable max, min, avg then none are shown.