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Contractor in Australia median base salary $84,856/yr. Information is based on 974 Contractor jobs advertised between November 2020 and November 2021.
How much do Contractor earn in Australia? The average salary of Contractor is $84,856 in Australia
$84,856 /yr
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Average $84,856
Range $80K - $90K
Last updated November 19 2021
The average pay range for Contractor is between $80K and $90K. Salaries vary from a low of $50K up to $140K per year. The average number of Contractor roles advertised per month is 91 in Australia between November 2020 and November 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Contractor? The most common skills required for a Contractor are:
Administration Administration Building Audit Art Administration Building Accounting Art Accounting Audit Blinds Building Accounting Administration Building Accreditation Awnings Audit Art Building Accreditation Administration Art Audit Building Accounting Accreditation APIs Art
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These skills are most commonly found in Contractor job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated October 31 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Developers/Programmers roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Developers/Programmers roles. See what salaries they paid for Developers/Programmers in Australia. See how they compare to the average Developers/Programmers salary of $84,856.
Sydney (97%), Melbourne (3%)



Peoplebank Australia NSW
Sydney (96%), Melbourne (4%)



Opus Recruitment Solutions
Sydney (55%), Melbourne (45%)



Sirius Technology Melbourne part of Sirius People Pty Ltd
Melbourne (100%)



Melbourne (49%), Sydney (40%), Canberra (11%)



Last Updated November 20 2021
How many years does it take to become a Contractor?
Most candidates undertake an average of 7 years Information Technology prior to being appointed as a Contractor.
Average Information Technology required to become a Contractor
Last updated November 24 2021
Most candidates have on average 8 years working experience prior to becoming a Contractor.
Average Information Technology required to become a Contractor
Last updated November 24 2021
Where are Contractor in Australia sourced from?
Contractor are sourced from
these companies
Calendar Club
Australia Post
Northern Territory Government of Australia
Self Employed
Contractor are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Macquarie University
Deakin University
Charles Sturt University
Monash University
Last updated November 25 2021
Where are most Contractor roles located in Australia?
Melbourne 265 / 23%
Sydney 225 / 19%
Brisbane 175 / 15%
Perth 139 / 12%
Adelaide 94 / 10%
Last updated November 20 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Contractor?
Hobart ($114K)
Albury ($98K)
Brisbane ($95K)
Canberra ($93K)
Sydney ($90K)
Last updated November 20 2021