The average pay for a Plumber in Brisbane, Queensland is AU$30.05 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$40,796 - AU$78,517
AU$41K
AU$63K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$62,552
10%
50%
90%
AU$22.16 - AU$40.10
AU$22
AU$30
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$30.06
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$84K
Salary AU$40,796 - AU$78,517
Bonus AU$1,400
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$45,696 - AU$84,396
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data AU$0AU$67
Hourly Rate AU$22.16 - AU$40.10
Overtime AU$32.00 - AU$67.54
Annual Data AU$0AU$84K
Bonus AU$1,400
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$45,696 - AU$84,396
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 91

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 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$63,000 based on 23 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$65,000 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Plumber which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 50 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$72,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Plumber

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Plumber Salaries

▲12%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

▲12%

▲1%

National Average
AU$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%