All students on a student visa can work up to 40 hours per fortnight throughout their studies, and as many hours as they like during their holiday breaks. This work is intended to assist the students in meeting the costs of living in Australia.

As Australia has a thriving economy, there are usually lots of jobs available. The most common jobs for students to fill include:

  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Cleaning
  • Car wash
  • Hotel

 

Pay Rate in Australia

Although each job offers a different wage, casual workers can expect to earn anywhere from $15 to $22 on average per hour. Generally, laboring will earn a slightly higher wage, anywhere from $20 – $30