The average wage for a Mid-Career Boilermaker is AU$27.61 per hour.

AU$44,281 - AU$119,773
AU$44K
AU$69K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$69,351
10%
50%
90%
AU$21.58 - AU$39.02
AU$22
AU$28
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$27.68
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$119K
Salary AU$44,281 - AU$119,773
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,589
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$45,167 - AU$93,994
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
Hourly Data AU$0AU$60
Hourly Rate AU$21.58 - AU$39.02
Hourly Tips AU$3.33
Overtime AU$31.76 - AU$60.95
Annual Data AU$0AU$93K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,589
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$45,167 - AU$93,994
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 470

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.

Boilermaker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

22%

13%

13%

-3%

-8%

-10%

-11%

National Average: AU$60,953

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Boilermaker

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
5-9 years
75%
10-19 years
25%

Skills That Affect Boilermaker Salaries


Welding
▼0%

National Average
AU$61,000

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼1%

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 92%