The duties of a Builder can vary on a case by case basis, as you'll gain responsibilities suitable to your level of experience.

Builders can work on a variety of jobs from maintenance work and scaffold construction to building houses and project management. The average salary of a Builder is $63,701 per annum.

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Average salary
$63,701 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$56,272 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$71,130 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 13% more Builders employed in Australia in 2018 (compared to November 2013)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Builder are:

  • NSW: 35%
  • QLD: 22.2%
  • VIC: 20.3%

Key skills required
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Aptitude for technical activities
  • Management and leadership ability
  • Good planning and organisational skills


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