The average hourly pay for a Mechanic Foreman in Australia is AU$26.70.
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Job Description for Mechanic Foreman
The title of mechanic foreman is given to craftsmen who also function in a supervisory role for a work site. This is a hands-on position that requires substantial field work, but also requires the training and guidance of other technicians on the job. The exact duties in this role depend on the company, but positions are common in fields such as HVAC, construction, and plumbing. Mechanic foreman positions require extensive experience in the field with the related equipment. Most jobs also requir…Read more
Mechanic Foreman Tasks
- Supervise and coordinate mechanics, schedules, and project priorities.
- Enforce safety regulations.
- Inspect, examine, and test buildings, equipment, parts, or vehicles to determine condition and necessary work.
- Estimate project costs and timelines.
- Order parts and supplies, and ensure appropriate inventory to complete jobs.
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Popular Skills for Mechanic Foreman
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Skills in Automotive Engine Repair, Electronic Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership.
Pay by Experience Level for Mechanic Foreman
An early career Mechanic Foreman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$26.24 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Mechanic Foreman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$26.47 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Mechanic Foreman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$26.37 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$27.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Mechanic Foreman in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 19.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (8.0% less), Cairns, Queensland (6.4% less) and Toowoomba, Queensland (5.8% less).
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