Metal Fabricator with Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding Skills Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Metal Fabricator with Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding skills is AU$24.66 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$34,315 - AU$91,215
AU$34K
AU$55K
AU$91K
MEDIAN: AU$54,778
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50%
90%
AU$18.06 - AU$31.67
AU$18
AU$25
AU$32
MEDIAN: AU$24.71
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$91K
Salary AU$34,315 - AU$91,215
Bonus AU$2,000
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$38,106 - AU$72,410
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data AU$0AU$62
Hourly Rate AU$18.06 - AU$31.67
Overtime AU$28.50 - AU$62.51
Annual Data AU$0AU$72K
Bonus AU$2,000
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$38,106 - AU$72,410
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

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

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 50 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 55 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$60,000 based on 35 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$66,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,466

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

Key Stats for Metal Fabricator

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Metal Fabricator Salaries

▲25%

▲14%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 92%