Fitter Salary / Wage
Salary and wage information for fitters is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Codes (ANZSCO) are: 323211 for fitters (general), 323212 for fitters and turners, 323213 for fitter-welders and 323214 for metal machinists (first class).
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are fitter, diesel fitter, metal machinist, brass finisher and maintenance fitter.
These occupations are currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List, (Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List, MLTSSL).
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 3,500 salaries, estimated that the average salary for a fitter was $42.32 per hour in Australia.
Fitter Salary / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Hydraulics Fitter or Body Builder||$30 – $33 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Fitter Machinist – Mechanical Trades||$30 – $35 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Assembly Fitter||45,000 – 54,000||Blue Mountains, New South Wales|
|All-round Maintenance Fitter||$36 per hour, plus casual loading||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Diesel Fitter – Earth Moving Equipment||$32 – $42 per hour||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Fitter Machinist – Mechanical Trades||45,000 – 50,000||Sunshine Coast, Queensland|
|Leading Hand Fitter||$65 per hour||Perth, Western Australia|
|1st Class Machinist / Fitter CNC||$32 – $37 per hour||Perth, Western Australia|
|Maintenance Fitter||$33 per hour||Adelaide, South Australia|
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