The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Stonemason in Australia is AU$26.84.
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Job Description for Stonemason
Stonemasons typically build stone structures, such as piers and walls. They also lay walkways and curbstones and build masonry for things like vats and tanks. Some also build and repair buildings from the ground up. Some skills that are necessary are being able to mix and pour mortar and grout. They must be able to lay stone and marble, according to the requested pattern. Knowledge of hand and power tools is necessary for smoothing and polishing various surfaces, as well as drilling holes in m…Read more
- Build outdoor structures using marble, stone, brick, and other materials.
- Lift and carry heavy slabs of stone, marble, and brick.
- Mix and pour cementing agents, such as mortar, concrete, and grout.
- Follow installation instructions according to a blueprint.
- Operate power equipment to cut, shape, and otherwise augment stone and marble prior to installation.
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Pay by Experience Level for Stonemason
An entry-level Stonemason with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.16 based on 6 salaries. An early career Stonemason with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.19 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Stonemason with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.78 based on 93 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$33.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Stonemason in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (1.3% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (1.2% less).
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