AU$54,089
Avg. Salary
AU$24.44
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Metal Fabricator is AU$24.44 per hour.

The average pay for a Metal Fabricator is AU$54,089 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$24.44
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MEDIAN AU$54,089
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MEDIAN: AU$54,089
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Salary AU$39,314 - AU$72,129
Bonus AU$500
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$38,781 - AU$67,860
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$18.35 - AU$30.77
Overtime AU$20.75 - AU$59.70
Annual Data AU$0AU$67K
Bonus AU$500
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$38,781 - AU$67,860
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 265

Job Description for Metal Fabricator

Metal fabricators are responsible for conducting fabrication work for their facilities, as well as maintaining equipment, keeping work areas clean, and ensuring that safety standards are met at all times. Basic daily duties include positioning and fitting parts to weld, reading blueprints to fabricate parts accurately, performing welds, and operating other fabrication equipment. These tools used by metal fabricators include grinders, drill presses, plasma cutters, shears, flame cutters, and others. This position may include some supervisory work at the highest levels, and supervisors need to train other employees on employers' standards and ensure quality levels are high and consistent.

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Metal Fabricator Tasks
  • Fabricate carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum and other metals working from drawings and written instructions.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines to form and assemble metal components.
  • Position and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Metal Fabricator

Pay by Experience for a Metal Fabricator has a positive trend. An entry-level Metal Fabricator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 155 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Metal Fabricator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Metal Fabricator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 46 salaries. A Metal Fabricator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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-8%

National Average: AU$52,340

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

Metal Fabricator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Metal Fabricator?

Metal Fabricator in Dubbo:
"Perfect town. Lots of business."
Pros: Lots of business. Especially those from out of town
Cons: Not many other places to work

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Key Stats for Metal Fabricator

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Metal Fabricator Salaries

▲12%

▲12%

▲2%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Metal Fabricator Salaries



National Average
AU$52,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼2%

▼2%

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%