A Refrigeration Mechanic earns an average wage of AU$28.74 per hour.

AU$39,533 - AU$95,415
AU$40K
AU$66K
AU$95K
MEDIAN: AU$66,296
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50%
90%
AU$18.68 - AU$37.20
AU$19
AU$29
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$28.89
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$95K
Salary AU$39,533 - AU$95,415
Bonus AU$290 - AU$5,106
Profit Sharing AU$10,000
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$39,436 - AU$87,395
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data AU$0AU$62
Hourly Rate AU$18.68 - AU$37.20
Overtime AU$29.74 - AU$62.53
Annual Data AU$0AU$87K
Bonus AU$290 - AU$5,106
Profit Sharing AU$10,000
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$39,436 - AU$87,395
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 363

Job Description for Refrigeration Mechanic

Refrigeration mechanics work in a variety of facilities to repair, install, inspect, and maintain air conditioning and refrigeration appliances. These appliances may include exhaust systems, kitchen and food storage equipment, commercial grade washers and dryers, and heating systems. The day-to-day duties of refrigeration mechanics include checking for leaks in gas and refrigeration appliances, ensuring the movement and lubrication of bearings, and inspecting the condition of belts involved in appliances' motors. They assist other mechanics in their organization with electrical work, refrigeration and cooling unit installation, inspection and maintenance of gas lines and valves, and plumbing. Additionally, refrigeration mechanics are in charge of checking all electrical equipment to identify problems in control mechanisms, circuits, breakers, and valves. Depending on seniority, they may also supervise and train other mechanics. Most refrigeration mechanic positions are full time and may include benefits such as vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, and health benefits.

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Refrigeration Mechanic Tasks

  • Inspect, diagnose, maintain and repair refrigeration units.
  • Assist with selection, connection, and installation of refrigeration units.
  • Identify, order and install parts, new equipment or other needed items.
  • Interpret mechanical and construction diagrams to ensure safe set-up and operation of units.

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Pay by Experience Level for Refrigeration Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Refrigeration Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Refrigeration Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 99 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Refrigeration Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$63,000 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Refrigeration Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 131 salaries. A Refrigeration Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 65 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$62,779

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Key Stats for Refrigeration Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Refrigeration Mechanic Salaries

▲14%

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
AU$63,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Refrigeration Mechanic Salaries

National Average
AU$63,000


▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%