AU$28.45
Avg. Hourly Rate
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A Plumber with Plumbing skills in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$27.82 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

AU$29,676 - AU$86,467
AU$30K
AU$54K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$54,117
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.79 - AU$41.02
AU$20
AU$28
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$28.45
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$89K
Salary AU$29,676 - AU$86,467
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$39,685 - AU$89,784
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data AU$0AU$62
Hourly Rate AU$19.79 - AU$41.02
Overtime AU$25.83 - AU$62.59
Annual Data AU$0AU$89K
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$39,685 - AU$89,784
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 133

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$49,000 based on 82 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$58,000 based on 106 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 53 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$78,000 based on 23 salaries.

Key Stats for Plumber

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Plumber Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲18%

National Average
AU$59,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%