Apprentice Rates

Plumbers Apprentices

1st Year 1st Year Adult
(over 21 years
of age) 
2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
Hourly Rate $16.60  $18.98 $23.57 $29.40 $37.24
x36 (Weekly) $597.60  $683.28 $848.52 $1058.50 $1340.64
Fares per Day $19.35  $19.35 $19.35 $19.35 $19.35
x5 (Weekly) $96.75  $96.75 $96.75 $96.75 $96.75
Travel Per Day $4.15  $4.75 $5.89 $7.35 $9.31
x5 (Weekly) $20.75  $23.75 $29.45 $36.75 $46.55
Total Income (Weekly) $715.10  $803.78 $974.72 $1192.00 $1483.94
OVERTIME
 


Overtime x1.5 $24.90      $28.47 $35.36 $44.10 $55.86
 Overtime x2  $33.20  $37.96 $47.14 $58.80 $74.48
 Overtime x2.5 $41.50  $47.45 $58.93 $73.50 $93.10

 

Sprinkler Fitters Apprentices

 1st Year          2nd Year        3rd Year         4th Year      
Hourly Rate   $19.95 $21.93 $29.91 $35.90
Total Weekly $718.20 $789.48 $1076.76 $1292.40
Fares per Day $20.73 $20.73 $20.73 $20.73
x5 (Weekly) $103.65 $103.65 $103.65 $103.65
Travel per Day $14.95 $16.45 $22.43 $26.92
x5 (Weekly) $74.75 $82.25 $112.15 $134.60
Total Income (Weekly) $896.60 $975.38 $1292.56 $1530.65
Service/Testing/Site Allowance       $2.72                     $2.72                     $2.72                       $2.72                  

 

Site Allowances


The following allowances apply from 1st October 2015.

City of Melbourne & Inner Suburbs New Projects and Shopping Centres

Project Value Site Allowance (Per Hour)
$3 - 227.1 million $4.05
$227.1 - 302.7 million     $4.20
$302.7 - 454.2 million $4.35

 

Renovations, Refurbishment, Melbourne & Inner Suburbs $3.50 per hour 

 

Project Value Site Allowance (Per Hour)
$3.0 - 7.7 million $2.30
$7.7 - 18.9 million $2.50
$18.9 - 37.9 million $2.80
$37.9 - 75.7 million $3.30
$75.7 - 151.4 million $3.95
$151.4 - 227.1 million     $4.05
$227.1 - 302.7 million $4.05
$302.7 - 454.2 million $4.35


For projects above $454.2 Million, there shall be an increment of 10 cents per additional 
$100m or part thereof.