A Boilermaker in Toowoomba, Queensland earns an average wage of AU$26.68 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$21.76 - AU$37.23
AU$22
AU$27
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$27.04
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$43
Hourly Rate AU$21.76 - AU$37.23
Overtime AU$41.17
Annual Data AU$0AU$147K
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$45,627 - AU$147,949
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Boilermaker

Boilermakers are responsible for building, installing, repairing, and maintaining boilers and large tanks or vats, and this work typically involves a variety of skilled labor techniques, including welding and metalworking. These boilers are typically parts of liquid pressure systems which may be situated in industrial facilities such as power plants, manufacturing facilities, and even large institutions like hospitals and schools. Boilermaker work typically involves field work at job sites, and may require these employees to work in confined spaces or even high aerial settings.

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Boilermaker Tasks

  • Assemble, install, and repair boilers, closed vats, and other large vessels or containers that hold liquids and gases.
  • Interpret work orders, job orders, specifications, blueprints, ISO's or other drawings and recognize basic blueprint terms and symbols accurately.
  • Repair boilers, tanks, and vessels in the field by unbolting or flame cutting defective sections using torches, jacks, caulking hammers, power saws, threading dies, welding equipment, and metalworking machinery.
  • Bolt or weld casing sections, uptakes, stacks, baffles, tower manways, trays, chutes, and air heaters, fan stands, feeding tube, catwalks, ladders, hopper and safety hatches to frames.
  • Hammer, flame-cut, file or grind irregular edges of structural parts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Boilermaker

Pay by Experience for a Boilermaker has a positive trend. An entry-level Boilermaker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Boilermaker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Boilermaker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$68,000 based on 9 salaries. A Boilermaker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Boilermaker

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Boilermaker Salaries

▲5%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼5%

▼8%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Boilermaker Salaries

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%