The average pay for a Sheet Metal Worker in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$24.98 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$18.50 - AU$30.88
AU$19
AU$25
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.53
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$48
Hourly Rate AU$18.50 - AU$30.88
Overtime AU$31.61
Annual Data AU$0AU$64K
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,651 - AU$64,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet metal workers generally install ducts for air conditioning, fans, heating, and ventilation. Some may work in a factory environment in order to cut and create items made of sheet metal or test produced systems and components, while others service and repair existing sheet metal components and ensure that they run smoothly so existing systems can be better preserved.

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Sheet Metal Worker Tasks

  • Use torches, drills, lathes, or other equipment to cut, shape, smooth, and bend metal to meet specifications.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, templates, schematics, and other drawings to correctly create products.
  • Manufacture small parts and components for use in final pieces.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair metal systems like locomotives, airplanes, and generators.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sheet Metal Worker

Pay by Experience for a Sheet Metal Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Sheet Metal Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 5 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sheet Metal Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Sheet Metal Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 7 salaries. A Sheet Metal Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Sheet Metal Worker

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Sheet Metal Worker Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%