Builder

Builder

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 $74,705 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $74,705
salary range
$65,987
$74,705
$94,320
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
7% by 2020
7%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Builder are:
NSW
NSW 36%
VIC
VIC 23.1%
QLD
QLD 20.3%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

A day in the life of a Builder

Key skills required

The top skills for a Builder are:
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Aptitude for technical activities
  • Management and leadership ability
  • Good planning and organisational skills
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Elevate your career in the building industry by becoming a qualified Builder. Gain the necessary skills to work in the construction industry and meet the requirements to work as a licensed Builder.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Ready to take your building skills to the next level? Improve your career prospects in the construction industry with a nationally recognised diploma or advanced diploma.