Queensland has now surpassed Western Australia as the most expensive state to hire tradespeople according to new findings from a sample size of over 58,000 people.
ServiceSeeking.com.au has found that on average the cost of renovating in the Sunshine State has increased by 7.5% compared to the same time last year.
The most notable price rises occurred in concreting, which saw an 11.5% increase. Landscaping observed a 9.2% rise and the costs associated with building and home renovations were up 5.9%.
Below are the changes in cost per hour, across ten different industries.
On average, one hour of trade labour in Queensland was $63.14, which is 6.4% more expensive than the country’s average of 2.4%.