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The average rate for a Late-Career Metal Fabricator is AU$27.25 per hour. A skill in Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$21.38 - AU$34.84
MEDIAN: AU$27.25
Hourly Data AU$0AU$41
Hourly Rate AU$21.38 - AU$34.84
Overtime AU$41.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$85K
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).
AU$44,822 - AU$85,423
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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.


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

20 years or more

Skills That Affect Metal Fabricator Salaries

National Average

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
dental benefits
vision benefits
no benefits
None: 100%