The average pay for an Entry-Level Cabinet Maker is AU$20.30 per hour.

AU$21,965 - AU$61,464
AU$22K
AU$38K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$38,002
10%
50%
90%
AU$15.91 - AU$25.71
AU$16
AU$20
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.31
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$61K
Salary AU$21,965 - AU$61,464
Bonus AU$10.00
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$32,231 - AU$56,440
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 70
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$15.91 - AU$25.71
Overtime AU$19.93 - AU$39.87
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
Bonus AU$10.00
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$32,231 - AU$56,440
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 386

Job Description for Cabinet Maker

Cabinet makers work with a variety of materials, including wood, laminate, and steel. They work in both residential and commercial settings to build and install cabinetry and storage sections. In some situations, cabinet makers are also designers; in others, they are simply required to be able to read and follow blueprints and implement the vision of a designer or architect.

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Cabinet Maker Tasks

  • Build cabinets with the aid of blueprints, specifications, and part calculations.
  • Prepare cost and time estimates in addition to conserving use of equipment and supplies.
  • Trim and verify dimensions before fastening and adhering components; sanding, staining, sealing and painting surfaces; and adding hardware.
  • Cut and shape selected wood by operating power saws, planers, sanders, jointers, routers, and nailers.

Cabinet Maker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$42,447

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

Cabinet Maker Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Cabinet Maker in Melbourne:
"Just a small tip."
Listening is the key to everything don't be affraid to ask questions and protect yourself when using machinery.

Key Stats for Cabinet Maker

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
30%

Skills That Affect Cabinet Maker Salaries

Cabinetry Installation
▼0%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 90%