Average Maintenance Mechanic Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$27.97
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AU$750
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The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Mechanic in Australia is AU$27.97.
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AU$19.48
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AU$40.93
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MEDIAN AU$27.97
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$41
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$750
Total Pay
AU$41,492 - AU$92,271

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Job Description for Maintenance Mechanic

Maintenance Mechanic Tasks
  • Complete repairs and parts replacements.
  • Repair, install, adjust or maintain machines or vehicles.
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections.
  • Maintain work and shop area and stock tools, parts and supplies.
  • Complete written record of work performed.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Maintenance Mechanic. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Maintenance Mechanic
Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic
Maintenance Planner
Automobile Mechanic
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Maintenance Mechanic

Skills in Equipment Maintenance, Plant Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Mechanic

An early career Maintenance Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.71 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.00 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.78 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$30.
Employees with Maintenance Mechanic in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 28.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (10.6% less) and Perth, Western Australia (6.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Early Career
23.2%
Mid Career
32.3%
Experienced
17.2%
Late Career
27.3%

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