Average Welder Lead Hand Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$30.08
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AU$1,017
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The average hourly pay for a Welder Lead Hand in Australia is AU$30.08.
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AU$21.99
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AU$30.08
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AU$40.81
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MEDIAN AU$30.08
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Hourly Rate
AU$22 - AU$41
Bonus
AU$504 - AU$4,500
Total Pay
AU$46,268 - AU$90,442

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Job Description for Welder Lead Hand

Welder Lead Hand Tasks
  • Cut or join together metal pieces using manual or semi-automatic welding machines.
  • Safely set up and operate welding machines and other shop equipment.
  • Follow blueprints to arrange metal pieces and temporarily fix them into position before welding.

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Popular Skills for Welder Lead Hand

Skills in Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and Manufacturing Fabrication.

Pay by Experience Level for Welder Lead Hand

An early career Welder Lead Hand with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$25.00 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Welder Lead Hand with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$31.00 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Welder Lead Hand with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$30.11 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$32.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Welder Lead Hand in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (4.2% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Early Career
13.8%
Mid Career
25.9%
Experienced
41.4%
Late Career
19.0%

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