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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 $58,183
Air Conditioning / Refrigeration $35,000 $120,000 $71,357
Apprenticeships, Cadets & Trainees $10,000 $79,040 $25,319
Automotive Trades $17,000 $95,000 $55,946
Beauty Therapy $19,000 $70,000 $44,315
Boilermaking $20,000 $90,000 $59,617
Bricklaying $10,000 $88,920 $54,797
Butchery & Bakery $13,832 $90,000 $51,212
Carpentry, Joinery & Cabinetmaking $15,000 $120,000 $61,172
Cleaning $19,760 $120,000 $52,693
CNC $49,400 $102,752 $67,102
Concrete & Formworking $17,784 $135,000 $62,181
Electrical $29,640 $150,000 $77,468
Fitting, Welding & Metalwork $29,640 $130,000 $64,894
Floristry - - -
Hairdressing $17,784 $79,999 $43,752
Handyperson / Caretaking $25,688 $90,000 $55,004
HVAC $30,000 $120,000 $74,167
Labour $23,712 $88,920 $55,398
Landscaping & Gardening $10,000 $90,000 $54,515
Nanny / Babysitting $13,000 $80,000 $53,645
Other Trades & Services $24,000 $110,000 $60,254
Painting $14,524 $100,000 $54,197
Plumbing $15,808 $100,000 $58,046
Printing $25,000 $120,000 $54,852
Security $29,640 $130,000 $65,262
Technician $20,000 $120,000 $61,277


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.