Australia saw a general upward trend in the costs of hiring professional plasterers. Particularly in Qld, plasterers are now charging an average of $50.25/hr for Q4, FY15 – a 5% increase from $48.07/hr in Q4, FY14. This information is based on the latest data compiled by ServiceSeeking.com.au.
Qld has the second highest plastering rates next to WA. Meanwhile, NSW still offers the lowest plastering prices despite having the biggest increase. Interestingly, there is just a $1.90 difference between the highest and the lowest plastering rates in the industry. This goes to show that hiring a professional plasterer costs almost the same in any state in Australia.
If you’re planning on a makeover and you want a durable and easy-to-install finish for your walls and ceilings, you might want to go for a plastering job. On the average, plastering jobs receive about five quotes; however, it’s also possible to get as many as 12 estimates from different businesses.