The average rate for an Experienced Plumber is AU$31.66 per hour.

AU$43,218 - AU$98,850
AU$43K
AU$67K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$67,431
10%
50%
90%
AU$24.47 - AU$44.17
AU$24
AU$32
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$31.87
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$98K
Salary AU$43,218 - AU$98,850
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,034
Profit Sharing AU$12,500
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$49,646 - AU$96,043
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data AU$0AU$62
Hourly Rate AU$24.47 - AU$44.17
Hourly Tips AU$3.26
Overtime AU$34.36 - AU$62.69
Annual Data AU$0AU$96K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,034
Profit Sharing AU$12,500
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$49,646 - AU$96,043
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 455

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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,985

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

Key Stats for Plumber

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%

Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

▲5%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼0%

National Average
AU$69,000

▼1%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 95%