The average hourly pay for a Bricklayer is AU$30.31.
Is Bricklayer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
AU$21 - AU$41
AU$24 - AU$5,106
AU$0 - AU$1,575
AU$43,029 - AU$86,344
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
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 prepa…Read more
- 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
An entry-level Bricklayer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.33 based on 48 salaries. An early career Bricklayer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.47 based on 220 salaries. A mid-career Bricklayer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.74 based on 230 salaries. An experienced Bricklayer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$34.25 based on 194 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$38.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Bricklayer in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 24.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (12.8% more) and Perth, Western Australia (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (10.2% less), Adelaide, South Australia (4.6% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.2% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 817 survey responses.