CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Construction & Labor Workers GROSS SALARY
AU$ 108,033
Average gorss salary (USD) for Construction & Labor Workers GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 93,512
Average net salary for Construction & Labor Workers NET SALARY
AU$ 77,657
The most typical salary for Construction & Labor Workers MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 61,833
  Updated: 16 Sep 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 28%
  Salary entries: 109

Construction & Labor Workers Earnings in Australia

Average salary for Construction & Labor Workers in Australia is AU$ 108,033.

Average take home earning is AU$ 77,657 (Net).

The most typical salary is AU$ 61,833 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (109 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
10 % AU$ 243,818
11 % AU$ 200,000
37 % AU$ 120,833
53 % AU$ 92,000
86 % AU$ 53,604
96 % AU$ 44,139
97 % AU$ 30,000
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Construction Project Manager AU$ 137,525 US$ 117,687 20
Construction Manager AU$ 160,066 US$ 134,914 15
Construction Project Coordinator AU$ 93,572 US$ 76,291 11
Construction Labor Worker AU$ 58,750 US$ 53,594 08
Construction Foreman AU$ 102,715 US$ 91,895 07
Construction Worker AU$ 76,666 US$ 66,204 06
Construction Carpenter AU$ 65,976 US$ 61,194 06
Construction Engineer AU$ 100,000 US$ 98,686 05
Construction Electrician AU$ 97,500 US$ 84,924 04
Miner AU$ 113,666 US$ 92,855 03
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Sydney AU$ 100,926 US$ 85,191 27
Melbourne AU$ 103,708 US$ 90,169 24
Perth AU$ 132,850 US$ 125,329 20
Brisbane AU$ 140,021 US$ 112,420 11
Adelaide AU$ 99,285 US$ 74,861 07
Darwin AU$ 137,333 US$ 118,155 03
Newcastle AU$ 68,472 US$ 66,032 03
Canberra AU$ 57,333 US$ 53,693 03
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 211,006 AU$ 243,818
11
205K US$ 203,063 AU$ 200,000
01
185K US$ 149,330 AU$ 181,325
04
175K US$ 133,764 AU$ 170,000
01
165K US$ 132,746 AU$ 160,000
03
125K US$ 115,020 AU$ 120,833
06
145K US$ 112,241 AU$ 141,225
04
155K US$ 111,190 AU$ 150,333
06
135K US$ 107,399 AU$ 131,250
04
115K US$ 95,577 AU$ 110,857
07
105K US$ 88,172 AU$ 100,083
06
95K US$ 80,968 AU$ 92,000
05
85K US$ 67,661 AU$ 81,428
07
75K US$ 66,252 AU$ 73,375
08
65K US$ 57,625 AU$ 61,833
12
55K US$ 49,760 AU$ 53,604
09
45K US$ 42,609 AU$ 44,139
11
35K US$ 22,939 AU$ 30,000
01
25K US$ 22,019 AU$ 22,666
03

  SALARY BY GENDER   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 98,366 AU$ 116,886 76
Women US$ 84,895 AU$ 107,644 09
N/A US$ 81,374 AU$ 80,147 24

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 120,726 AU$ 131,531 16
Bachelors Degree US$ 109,721 AU$ 128,554 35
Some College US$ 93,233 AU$ 111,568 27
High School US$ 62,653 AU$ 71,324 29
Bellow H. School US$ 43,374 AU$ 45,500 02

Construction & Labor Workers workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses AU$ 131,531. While Construction & Labor Workers workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 45,500. This is 178.34% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 121,969 AU$ 146,769 26
16-20 Years US$ 90,729 AU$ 111,875 08
12-16 Years US$ 128,181 AU$ 138,666 12
8-12 Years US$ 95,233 AU$ 112,781 22
4-8 Years US$ 70,629 AU$ 77,973 24
2-4 Years US$ 57,264 AU$ 61,679 09
1-2 Years US$ 57,397 AU$ 60,750 04
0-1 Year US$ 55,610 AU$ 62,500 04

Construction & Labor Workers workers in Australia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of AU$ 138,666 compared to AU$ 62,500 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 130.50%.


  SALARY BY AGE   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
69-74 US$ 73,269 AU$ 101,000 02
63-68 US$ 42,075 AU$ 47,000 01
57-62 US$ 50,612 AU$ 70,000 02
51-56 US$ 155,245 AU$ 185,875 08
45-50 US$ 115,781 AU$ 139,583 12
39-44 US$ 97,870 AU$ 114,266 15
33-38 US$ 101,514 AU$ 123,420 15
27-32 US$ 85,008 AU$ 98,971 21
22-26 US$ 60,683 AU$ 68,840 05
16-21 US$ 59,835 AU$ 78,310 04
N/A US$ 81,374 AU$ 80,147 24
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  SALARY BY CAREER   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Construction Manager US$ 134,914 AU$ 160,066 15
2. Construction Engineer Lead US$ 158,836 AU$ 155,000 02
3. Construction Electrician Lead US$ 141,301 AU$ 140,000 02
4. Construction Project Manager US$ 117,687 AU$ 137,525 20
5. Miner US$ 92,855 AU$ 113,666 03
6. Construction Carpenter Lead US$ 83,946 AU$ 105,000 02
7. Construction Foreman US$ 91,895 AU$ 102,715 07
8. Construction Engineer US$ 98,686 AU$ 100,000 05
9. Construction Electrician US$ 84,924 AU$ 97,500 04
10. Other Constr. & Labor Career US$ 77,323 AU$ 94,785 14
11. Construction Project Coordinator US$ 76,291 AU$ 93,572 11
12. Construction Worker US$ 66,204 AU$ 76,666 06
13. Construction Joiner US$ 53,525 AU$ 70,000 01
14. Construction Carpenter US$ 61,194 AU$ 65,976 06
15. Construction Maintenance US$ 60,919 AU$ 60,000 01
16. Construction Labor Worker US$ 53,594 AU$ 58,750 08
17. Construction Joiner Lead US$ 42,643 AU$ 42,000 01
18. Stonecutter US$ 20,306 AU$ 20,000 01

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In Australia economy, Construction Engineer Lead is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of AU$ 155,000. Construction Electrician Lead and Construction Manager follow, earning AU$ 140,000 and AU$ 160,066, respectively. Stonecutter earn a gross annual average of AU$ 20,000, while Construction Joiner Lead earn AU$ 42,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 682.21%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 95,836 AU$ 109,172 85
Contract US$ 101,411 AU$ 126,545 11
Self Employed US$ 76,643 AU$ 91,200 10
Part Time US$ 54,935 AU$ 64,000 03
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  SALARY BY CITY   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Brisbane Construction & Labor Workers in Brisbane US$ 112,420 AU$ 140,021 11
2. Darwin Construction & Labor Workers in Darwin US$ 118,155 AU$ 137,333 03
3. Perth Construction & Labor Workers in Perth US$ 125,329 AU$ 132,850 20
4. Melbourne Construction & Labor Workers in Melbourne US$ 90,169 AU$ 103,708 24
5. Sydney Construction & Labor Workers in Sydney US$ 85,191 AU$ 100,926 27
6. Adelaide Construction & Labor Workers in Adelaide US$ 74,861 AU$ 99,285 07
7. Hobart Construction & Labor Workers in Hobart US$ 72,340 AU$ 82,500 02
8. Wollongong Construction & Labor Workers in Wollongong US$ 71,231 AU$ 75,000 02
9. Newcastle Construction & Labor Workers in Newcastle US$ 66,032 AU$ 68,472 03
10. Canberra Construction & Labor Workers in Canberra US$ 53,693 AU$ 57,333 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia US$ 93,512 AU$ 108,033 109
2. Hong Kong Hong Kong Construction & Labor Workers in Hong Kong US$ 86,594 HKD 672,527 40
3. Germany Germany Construction & Labor Workers in Germany US$ 80,745 EUR 62,333 09
4. United States United States Construction & Labor Workers US$ 75,710 US$ 75,710 592
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom Construction & Labor Workers in United Kingdom US$ 63,871 GBP 43,897 104
6. New Zealand New Zealand Construction & Labor Workers in New Zealand US$ 57,377 NZ$ 74,219 61
7. Singapore Singapore Construction & Labor Workers in Singapore US$ 52,387 SGD 67,340 35
8. Mexico Mexico Construction & Labor Workers in Mexico US$ 33,295 MXN 456,875 08
9. Malaysia Malaysia Construction & Labor Workers in Malaysia US$ 24,966 MYR 85,538 127
10. Indonesia Indonesia Construction & Labor Workers in Indonesia US$ 20,928 IDR 265,895,833 24

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(31/31)  BOILERMAKER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2020

Some College, 12-16 years: "Welding Rigging Fabrication."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 130,000
US$ 90,063


(30/31)  ESTIMATOR


 Posted: 04 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Estimation for building and construction."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 150,000
US$ 103,918


(29/31)  PRODUCTION MANAGER


 Posted: 15 Jun 2020

Some College, 16-20 years: "Many and varied qualifications."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 160,000
US$ 110,846


(28/31)  SECURITY TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 01 Jun 2020

Some College, 20+ years: "Fully licensed security technician."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 95,000
US$ 65,815


(27/31)  ESTIMATOR


 Posted: 28 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Provide Commercially sensible and competitive Tender bids, engaging key supply chains and negotiating design & build opportunities."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 125,000
US$ 86,599


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(26/31)  CONSTRUCTION PLANNER


 Posted: 08 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Programme Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 185,300
US$ 128,374


(25/31)  ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Project management, project coordination."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,500
US$ 79,078


(24/31)  DESIGN MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Design management for construction."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 180,000
US$ 141,632


(23/31)  SITE MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "All aspects of civil and commercial construction."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 250,000
US$ 196,711


(22/31)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 110,000
US$ 86,553


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(21/31)  CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Jun 2019

High School, 8-12 years: "Capenter joiner by trade, Works as a residential project manager for 2 years, worked as a commercial project manager for 8 years."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 78,684


(20/31)  PLUMBER


 Posted: 15 Jun 2019

Some College, 4-8 years: "Roof plumber and gas plumber."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 62,948


(19/31)  INTERIOR FIT OUT MANAGER


 Posted: 07 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Budget control, coordination."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 78,684


(18/31)  GEOTECHNICAL TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 25 May 2019

Some College, 16-20 years: "Manage quality control testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 140,000
US$ 110,158


(17/31)  SITE MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Apr 2019

Some College, 8-12 years: "Manage a site including employees. Oversee plans and materials."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 130,000
US$ 102,290


(16/31)  PLUMBER


 Posted: 29 Apr 2019

High School, 8-12 years: "Plumbing and Drainage."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 73,000
US$ 57,440


(15/31)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 23 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Work doing with world and humanity that will aceese the modern world witch comes with civil and humanity."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 20,000
US$ 15,737


(14/31)  PAINTER AND DECORATOR


 Posted: 14 Feb 2019

High School, 8-12 years: "Prepare and paint houses shops schools goverment builings factories etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 62,948


(13/31)  EXPLOSIVE EXPERT


 Posted: 06 Aug 2018

High School, 8-12 years: "Handing explosives."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 150,000
US$ 118,027


(12/31)  ELECTRICIAN


 Posted: 31 Jul 2018

High School, 4-8 years: "Full time construction Electrician."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 65,000
US$ 51,145


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(11/31)  CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 30 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Claims, payments, subcontract, Scope management, budget control."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 59,013


(10/31)  CONSTRUCTION MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Managing site and stakeholders."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 180,000
US$ 141,632


(9/31)  CONSTRUCTION MANAGER VICTORIA


 Posted: 10 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Similar to GM for Construction Part of the Business Operating in Victoria, one of 6 divisions that form the company nationally. Construction in Victoria has grown from $20M annual turnover to $200M annual Turn over in seven years. I am responsible for this sector, planning, cash flow, targets, employment, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 250,000
US$ 196,711


(8/31)  ESTIMATOR


 Posted: 31 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Create budgets for projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 170,000
US$ 133,764


(7/31)  GEOTECNICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Construction manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 45,000
US$ 35,408


(6/31)  PROJECT MANGER


 Posted: 13 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 140,000
US$ 110,158


(5/31)  PLUMBER


 Posted: 01 Feb 2018

High School, 4-8 years: "Mechanical plumbing services - heating and air conditioning."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 56,000
US$ 44,063


(4/31)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 17 Dec 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage contracts from development through to capital delivery and handover of wastewater infrastructure upgrades."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 160,000
US$ 122,343


(3/31)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage and control construction projects including monitoring time and cost. Reporting to clients monthly."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 110,000
US$ 84,111


(2/31)  SHOTFIRER


 Posted: 02 Sep 2017

High School, 4-8 years: "Shotfirer blasting and dealing with idots."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 61,171


(1/31)  LABOURER


 Posted: 24 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Labourer in construction, carpentry, plumbing and general building."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 45,879


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