A Plumber in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$28.06 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$31,800 - AU$97,077
AU$32K
AU$58K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$57,689
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90%

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AU$19.33 - AU$41.90
AU$19
AU$28
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$28.06
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$31,800 - AU$97,077  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$38,678 - AU$91,706  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$21AU$42AU$63
Hourly Rate
AU$19.33 - AU$41.90  
   
Overtime
AU$19.58 - AU$60.27  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$38,678 - AU$91,706  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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Pay by Experience Level for Plumber

Pay by Experience for a Plumber has a positive trend. An entry-level Plumber with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Plumber with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Plumber which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 50 salaries. A Plumber with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 22 salaries.

Key Stats for Plumber

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Plumber Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

▲22%

▼0%

National Average
AU$58,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

▲9%

Roofing Materials Installation
▲7%

▲1%

National Average
AU$58,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 92%