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The PM’s tradie guide for the upcoming reno season

The PM’s tradie guide for the upcoming reno season

by Sasha Karen 0 comments

The reno season is just around the corner, and PMs are well advised to update their little black books on where to get the most bang for their tradie buck. Here is the latest guide revealing which states around the country offer the best bargain on tradie rates.

Accumulated from 52,000 quotes nationwide, data from ServiceSeeking showed that all tradies saw a rise of 10 per cent in their average prices.

Victoria by far was the cheapest state for hiring a tradie, with the top four out of the top 10 cheapest tradies in the list all coming from the southern state. Painters ranked at number one for cheapest tradie at $39.79 per hour.

In New South Wales, plasterers were the most affordable tradie, offering rates at $54.28 per hour; Queensland’s most affordable were landscapers at $54.47 per hour; and Western Australia’s most affordable tradie were painters at $52.38 per hour.

Meanwhile, landscapers in New South Wales were the most expensive tradie Australia-wide, asking for $102.05 per hour. In other states, Victoria’s and Queenland’s most expensive tradie were both plumbers at $95.28 and $84 per hour, respectively; and Western Australia’s most expensive tradie were electricians at $90.96 per hour.

The top 10 most affordable tradies, according to ServiceSeeking, are:

Rank Industry State Hourly rate
1 Painter Victoria $39.79
2 Plasterer Victoria $46.83
3 Landscaper Victoria $50.35
4 Tiler Victoria $50.72
5 Painter Western Australia $52.38
6 Landscaper Western Australia $53.90
7 Plasterer New South Wales $54.22
8 Landscaper Queensland $54.47
9 Carpenter Western Australia $54.56
10 Plasterer Western Australia $54.96
The PM’s tradie guide for the upcoming reno season
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