Bricklayer Australia - Jobs and Salary, How to find a job

What is the salary of - Bricklayer Australia?
How to find a job - Bricklayer Australia?
What are the typical job requirements for this occupation?
Bricklayer Australia - What are the typical requirements or qualifications in job postings?


The most common places to find a job are: Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra (capital city), Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast, City of Newcastle, Hobart

Salary for the job: Bricklayer Australia - USD 3332
Average salary Australia - USD 3661
Wages are paid in local currency: AUD (Australian dollars)

The impact of the work experience on the salary:
Experienced: + 10%
Mid-Career: + 12%
Entry-Level: - 20%


Chart: (1) Salary - Bricklayer (2) Average salary - Australia


Chart: (1) Experienced (2) Medium experience (3) Partialy experience


Salary - Bricklayer: (1) Australia (2) Papua New Guinea (3) New Zealand


Salary - Australia: (1) Bricklayer (2) Construction worker (3) Production assembler

Employee benefits
Retirement plan: Very rare
Health insurance: Rarely
Internal and external training courses: Generally no
Career development plan for the employees: No

Typical job requirements
Education level: High school
Certification: Not required
IT literate: Not necessary
Probation period: Usually required by employers
Official language: English
Knowledge of foreign languages: Not necessary
Driver's licence: Not necessary
Work experience: Impact on the salary - Low

Job type:
Full Time Job
Part Time Job
Temporary Job
Seasonal Job
Night Shift
Contract employment
Industry: construction jobs

Working time and paid leave
Working week: Monday - Friday
Working hours per week: 38
Overtime working hours: No
Paid vacation days: 20 (The contract may be different)
Paid public holidays: 10
Lunch break: Not often
Lunch break duration: 30 minutes
Flexible working hours: No

Unemployment rate Australia - 4.2%
Retirement age Australia - 66.5

Companies in Australia, with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation - bricklayer, are specialty trade contractors and construction companies.

Bricklayers, also known as masonry workers or masons, use bricks, concrete blocks, concrete, and natural and manmade stones to build walls, walkways, fences, and other masonry structures.

Bricklayers in Australia typically do the following:

- Read drawings to calculate and order materials needed
- Lay out patterns, forms, or foundations according to plans
- Break or cut materials to required size
- Mix mortar or grout and spread it onto a slab or foundation
- Clean excess mortar with trowels and other hand tools
- Construct corners with a corner pole or by building a corner pyramid
- Align structures vertically and horizontally, using levels and plumbs
- Clean and polish surfaces with hand or power tools

Bricklayers often lift heavy materials and stand, kneel, and bend for long periods. Every bricklayer in Australia wear protective gear, such as hardhats, safety glasses, and earplugs, to avoid injury.

Although most bricklayers in Australia work full time, some work more hours to meet construction deadlines. Constuction tasks are done mostly outdoors, so bricklayers may have to stop work during inclement weather.

A high school diploma or equivalent is typically required by Australian contractors for most bricklayers.
Some bricklayers take courses before being hired, and some take them later as part of on-the-job training.
(Source:U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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