Average Plumber Hourly Pay in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$29.16
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AU$1,008
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The average hourly pay for a Plumber in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$29.16.
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A$17.91
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A$29.16
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A$40.20
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Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$40
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AU$5 - AU$7,757
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AU$37,431 - AU$87,577
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What Do Plumbers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Plumbers?

Skills in Plumbing, Maintenance, Pipe Welding, Roofing Materials Installation and Soldering are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Plumbers?

An entry-level Plumber with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.67 based on 8 salaries. An early career Plumber with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.88 based on 93 salaries. A mid-career Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$30.60 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Plumber with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$35.41 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$37.
Employees with Plumber in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (10.4% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Geelong, Victoria (7.2% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 274 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Early Career
33.9%
Mid Career
35.4%
Experienced
20.1%
Late Career
7.7%

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