The average wage for a Cabinet Maker in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$22.97 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$18,121 - AU$74,497
AU$18K
AU$50K
AU$74K
MEDIAN: AU$49,507
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.44 - AU$30.62
AU$17
AU$23
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$23.18
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$74K
Salary AU$18,121 - AU$74,497
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$34,108 - AU$67,331
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$17.44 - AU$30.62
Overtime AU$22.15 - AU$45.49
Annual Data AU$0AU$67K
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$34,108 - AU$67,331
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cabinet Maker

Pay by Experience for a Cabinet Maker has a positive trend. An entry-level Cabinet Maker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cabinet Maker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Cabinet Maker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 23 salaries. A Cabinet Maker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Cabinet Maker

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Cabinet Maker Salaries

▲10%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Cabinet Maker Salaries


National Average
AU$51,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%