The average wage for an Entry-Level Plumber is AU$23.55 per hour.

AU$23,498 - AU$71,375
AU$23K
AU$46K
AU$71K
MEDIAN: AU$45,805
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.40 - AU$33.03
AU$17
AU$24
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$23.79
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$71K
Salary AU$23,498 - AU$71,375
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,000
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$33,069 - AU$71,993
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 212
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$17.40 - AU$33.03
Hourly Tips AU$11.10
Overtime AU$25.88 - AU$59.36
Annual Data AU$0AU$71K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,000
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$33,069 - AU$71,993
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 596

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$49,480

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

Plumber Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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

Key Stats for Plumber

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
34%

Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

▲6%


▲1%

National Average
AU$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 89%