AU$34.43
Avg. Hourly Rate
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A Sprinkler Fitter earns an average wage of AU$33.47 per hour.

AU$31,864 - AU$110,738
AU$32K
AU$71K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$70,986
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.48 - AU$45.23
AU$18
AU$34
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$34.43
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$110K
Salary AU$31,864 - AU$110,738
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$38,720 - AU$103,339
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data AU$0AU$88
Hourly Rate AU$18.48 - AU$45.23
Overtime AU$23.51 - AU$88.36
Annual Data AU$0AU$103K
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$38,720 - AU$103,339
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

Job Description for Sprinkler Fitter

A sprinkler fitter is responsible for installing all types of fire-protecting systems, including pipe systems and valves. They cut, thread, assemble, and bond pipes and tubes according to equipment specifications. It is this persons’ responsibility to make sure all fire-protecting systems are working well and pass every fire inspection. In all tasks, the sprinkler fitter must follow relevant safety regulations, including those related to wearing safety equipment. These professionals generally report to the project foreman on site or whoever the foreman has designated; most times, however, the fitter must be able to work on their own with minimal supervision.

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Sprinkler Fitter Tasks

  • Read and understand drawings and blueprints.
  • Test of piping systems for leaks and read gauges.
  • Secure pipes to structures with clamps and brackets using hand tools.
  • Cut and thread pipe.
  • Plan sequence of installation.

Sprinkler Fitter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Sprinkler Fitter

Pay by Experience for a Sprinkler Fitter has a positive trend. An entry-level Sprinkler Fitter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sprinkler Fitter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$84,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Sprinkler Fitter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 10 salaries. A Sprinkler Fitter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$88,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

1%

-31%

National Average: AU$72,334

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Key Stats for Sprinkler Fitter

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Sprinkler Fitter Salaries

▲22%

▲16%

▲12%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 84%