AU$59,698
Avg. Salary
AU$29.21
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$1,020

Bonus

AU$6,900

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Plumber is AU$29.21 per hour.

The average pay for a Plumber is AU$59,698 per year.

10%
AU$19.89
10%
AU$29.21
50%
AU$41.49
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$29.21
10%
AU$32k
10%
AU$60k
50%
AU$88k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$59,698
AU$31,867 - AU$88,471
AU$32K
AU$60K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$59,698
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50%
90%
AU$19.89 - AU$41.49
AU$20
AU$29
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$29.21
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$90K
Salary AU$31,867 - AU$88,471
Bonus AU$20.35 - AU$7,807
Profit Sharing AU$6,900
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$40,349 - AU$90,283
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 480
Hourly Data AU$0AU$66
Hourly Rate AU$19.89 - AU$41.49
Hourly Tips AU$2.63
Overtime AU$28.71 - AU$66.17
Annual Data AU$0AU$90K
Bonus AU$20.35 - AU$7,807
Profit Sharing AU$6,900
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$40,349 - AU$90,283
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,429

Job Description for Plumber

Plumbers are responsible for installing and maintaining water systems within buildings, including drinking water, drainage, heating, sanitation, and sewage systems. Plumbers are not only involved with the installation and development of new houses and plumbing systems, but also with assessing and fixing problems in existing and older systems.

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Plumber Tasks
  • Install and repair pipes and fixtures and open clogged drains.
  • Cut openings in floors and walls to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Utilize appropriate plumbing and shop tools.
  • Cut and thread pipes.
  • Install vents and traps in the plumbing system, in accordance with required codes.

Plumber Pay By Employer

$0$84K

Roto-Rooter
12 profiles
$55,000

ABC Plumbing
11 profiles
$45,102

$41,600

$37,440

Common Career Paths for Plumber


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Popular Skills for Plumber

Pay by Experience Level for Plumber

Pay by Experience for a Plumber has a positive trend. An entry-level Plumber with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 406 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Plumber with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 954 salaries. An experienced Plumber which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$69,000 based on 583 salaries. A Plumber with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 253 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,310

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

Plumber Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Plumber?

Plumber in Adelaide:
"Pretty good."
Pros: There are always new buildings
Cons: Nothing

Plumber in Brisbane:
Pros: Home
Cons: Never have gear available

Plumber in Melbourne:
"Great."
Pros: It’s Melbourne
Cons: Traffic

Plumber in Brisbane:
"Working in Brisbane."
Pros: Climate
Cons: Traffic

Plumber in Adelaide:
"Be willing to work."
Always help your workmates and don't be scared of hard work.

Plumber in Melbourne:
"I love it always different."
Pros: Never boring always a work out keep fit.
Cons: Nothing really this is what I wanna do and be.

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Key Stats for Plumber

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Plumber Salaries

▲19%

▲12%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼3%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

▲3%

▲3%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼2%

▼2%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼4%

▼4%


▼15%

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 91%