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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 $58,526
Air Conditioning / Refrigeration $35,000 $120,000 $70,952
Apprenticeships, Cadets & Trainees $10,000 $69,160 $25,138
Automotive Trades $17,000 $99,999 $56,100
Beauty Therapy $20,000 $69,140 $42,385
Boilermaking $19,404 $90,000 $58,035
Bricklaying $10,000 $88,920 $52,522
Butchery & Bakery $13,832 $90,000 $53,014
Carpentry, Joinery & Cabinetmaking $15,000 $120,000 $59,591
Cleaning $19,760 $120,000 $51,728
CNC $30,000 $104,000 $68,291
Concrete & Formworking $17,784 $135,000 $61,883
Electrical $30,000 $150,000 $78,192
Fitting, Welding & Metalwork $29,640 $130,000 $64,474
Floristry - - -
Hairdressing $17,784 $88,920 $43,350
Handyperson / Caretaking $23,712 $90,000 $52,119
HVAC $30,000 $140,000 $76,291
Labour $23,712 $84,968 $55,027
Landscaping & Gardening $10,000 $90,000 $55,517
Nanny / Babysitting $13,000 $80,000 $51,299
Other Trades & Services $27,000 $110,000 $59,118
Painting $14,524 $100,000 $52,998
Plumbing $19,760 $100,000 $58,483
Printing $25,000 $120,000 $56,499
Security $39,520 $115,000 $65,467
Technician $20,000 $120,000 $61,842


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.