AU$54,901
Avg. Salary
AU$30.10
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$1,526

Bonus

AU$1,149

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Bricklayer is AU$30.10 per hour.

The average pay for a Bricklayer is AU$54,901 per year.

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AU$20.93
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AU$30.10
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AU$41.27
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MEDIAN AU$30.10
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AU$33k
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AU$55k
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AU$82k
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MEDIAN AU$54,901
AU$33,292 - AU$81,529
AU$33K
AU$55K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$54,901
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AU$20.93 - AU$41.27
AU$21
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AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$30.10
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AU$0AU$85K
Salary AU$33,292 - AU$81,529
Bonus AU$48.94 - AU$5,106
Profit Sharing AU$1,149
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$42,201 - AU$85,809
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 160
Hourly Data AU$0AU$62
Hourly Rate AU$20.93 - AU$41.27
Hourly Tips AU$7.50
Overtime AU$15.32 - AU$62.64
Annual Data AU$0AU$85K
Bonus AU$48.94 - AU$5,106
Profit Sharing AU$1,149
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$42,201 - AU$85,809
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 524

Job Description for Bricklayer

The duties of a bricklayer are many and you can be involved in many different projects. Bricklayers work on sidewalks, streets, homes, walls, and more. As a bricklayer you would be responsible to get supplies ready and to cut bricks and other materials to fit the project that you are working on. You could be building anything from a chimney to a fireplace to entire buildings. You will need to know how to read and follow blue prints and to follow precise directions. You will also need to be prepared to work in a variety of weather conditions from extreme heat to freezing temperatures. Bricklayers are often times referred to masons or brick masons and you can be a union or a non union worker. It will be your responsibility to cut the bricks either by pounding them or by cutting them with a chisel or saw. You will need to know how to be safe when you are using tools like those as well as know how to build a wall or project that will be safe and high quality. Not only do you need to know how to read blue prints but you will need physical strength and endurance to do many of these jobs that go with brick laying. You will also work many long and odd hours to complete jobs on time and to do them at a time that works for the project managers. There are no real educational requirements to become a brick layer however most places prefer at least a high school diploma. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)

Bricklayer Tasks
  • Lay bricks, pre-cut stone and other types of building blocks in mortar to construct and repair walls, partitions, arches and other structures.
  • Measure and cut block or brick to specific lengths.
  • Mix concrete and grout by hand or with a mixing machine.
  • Unload and load tools and equipment at the jobsite.

Bricklayer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Bricklayer

Pay by Experience for a Bricklayer has a positive trend. An entry-level Bricklayer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 314 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bricklayer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 315 salaries. An experienced Bricklayer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$67,000 based on 249 salaries. A Bricklayer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 141 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$61,588

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

Bricklayer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bricklayer?

Bricklayer in Perth:
"Great working in perth."
Pros: Staying busy
Cons: Not enough work

Bricklayer in Sydney:
Quit while you can.

Bricklayer in Wollongong:
It's very hard and u get paid not much at all we build other peoples houses and we can't even offord our own my advice doing do a trade unless trades get a pay raise.

Key Stats for Bricklayer

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Bricklayer Salaries

▲17%

▲8%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼4%

▼17%

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%