The average wage for a Metal Fabricator in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$24.27 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$39,820 - AU$61,981
AU$40K
AU$52K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$51,824
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50%
90%
AU$16.81 - AU$31.41
AU$17
AU$23
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$23.30
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$65K
Salary AU$39,820 - AU$61,981
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$36,441 - AU$65,578
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$16.81 - AU$31.41
Overtime AU$32.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$65K
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$36,441 - AU$65,578
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

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.

Metal Fabricator Job Listings

Key Stats for Metal Fabricator

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Metal Fabricator Salaries

▲15%

▲5%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Metal Fabricator Salaries


National Average
AU$51,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 96%