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Average Refrigeration Mechanic Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$30.24
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AU$1,032
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The average hourly pay for a Refrigeration Mechanic in Australia is AU$30.24.
10%
A$18.61
MEDIAN
A$30.24
90%
A$39.01
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AU$19 - AU$39
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AU$308 - AU$10,101
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AU$39,741 - AU$88,978
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What Do Refrigeration Mechanics Do?

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.

Career Paths

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Refrigeration Mechanic
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What Are Popular Skills for Refrigeration Mechanics?

Skills in System Repair, Systems Troubleshooting, Commercial and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Refrigeration Mechanics?

An entry-level Refrigeration Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$25.01 based on 6 salaries. An early career Refrigeration Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.77 based on 108 salaries. A mid-career Refrigeration Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$31.02 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Refrigeration Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$34.55 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$35.
Employees with Refrigeration Mechanic in their job title in Darwin, Northern Territory earn an average of 21.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (13.3% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (2.5% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 378 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
28.6%
Mid Career
27.5%
Experienced
27.5%
Late Career
14.8%

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