ETU Contracting Industry EBA 2017-2021 Construction Rates 36 Hour Week

A-Class Licensed Electricians Hourly Rate = $52.39 per hour
Service, Maintenance and Installation Hourly Rate = $51.13 per hour

These rates are contained in the ETU Contracting EBA 2018-2021 which can be downloaded here.

New Site Allowances

The following site allowances apply under ETU construction industry enterprise agreements (EBAs) from 1 October 2017:

New Projects - Melbourne Inner Suburbs and Shopping Centres

 

  • Projects between $3.0 million and $234.9 million: $4.15 per hour.
  • For projects over $234.9 million, see chart at left.
  • Renovations and refurbishment, Melbourne and inner suburbs: $3.60 per hour.    
 

New Projects Elsewhere

Project Value $ Million Site Allowance $ per hour
$3.0m - $7.9m $2.40 
$7.9m - $19.5m $2.60 
$19.5m - $39.2m $2.90 
$39.2m - $78.3m $3.40 
$78.3m - $156.6m $4.05 
$156.6m - $234.9m $4.15 
$234.9m - $313m $4.35 
$313m - $469.8m $4.50 
$469.8m - $655.9m $4.60 
$655.9m - $873.1m  $4.70 
$873.1m - $1137.7m  $4.80 
$1137.7m - $1396.3m  $5.20 
$1396.3m - $1758.3m  $5.60 
For projects above $1758.3 million, there shall be an increment in site allowance of 10 cents per additional $100m or part thereof.

Multi-Story Allowance per hour: 
(From 1 March 2018)
 
0-15 Floors  0.54 
6-30 Floors  0.87 
31-45 Floors  1.17 
46-60 Floors  1.43 
More than 60 Floors  1.73 
Towers Allowance over 15 metres  0.87 
Demolition Allowance 7.05 
Construction Wiring  22.32 

Building Construction (From 1 March 2018)

   "A Grade" "Unlicensed / B Grade" 
 Grade EW Per Hour  Per Week  Per Hour  Per Week 
 1     $42.15  $1517.41 
 2     $43.89 $1579.96 
 3     $45.62 $1642.44
 4     $47.36  $1705.01 
 5 $52.39  $1886.10 $50.43 $1815.38 
 6 $54.13 $1948.51  $52.16  $1877.93
 7 $57.60  $2073.55  $55.64  $2002.98 
 8 $61.07  $2198.67  $59.11  $2128.09
 9 $62.81 $2261.15  $60.85 $2190.58 
 10 $68.02 $2448.83  $66.06 $2378.26 

Service, Maintenance and Installation (From 1 March 2018)

   "A Grade" "Unlicensed / B Grade" 
 Grade EW Per Hour  Per Week  Per Hour  Per Week 
 1     $40.80  $1468.62
 2     $42.55 $1531.73
 3     $44.30 $1594.92
 4     $46.06 $1658.04
 5 $51.13 $1840.68 $49.16 $1769.93
 6 $52.89 $1903.86  $50.92 $1833.12
 7 $56.39  $2030.18  $54.43  $1959.42
 8 $59.90  $2156.48  $57.94  $2085.74
 9 $61.66 $2219.66  $59.69  $2148.93
 10 $66.92  $2409.09  $64.95 $2338.34

ETU Apprentice rates - 36 Hour Week (Construction, from 1 March 2018)

Apprentice Rates 1st Year  2nd Year  3rd Year  4th Year 
 per Week per Hour  per Week  per Hour  per Week  per Hour  per Week  per Hour 
1/03/2018 $600.81 $16.69 $601.71 $16.71 $904.20 $25.12 $1,105.79  $30.71 
TAFE Institute Achievement Allowance     $258.16    $258.16    $258.16  
Total Rate  $600.81 $16.69 $859.87  $23.88 $1,162.35  $32.29 $1,363.95  $37.88 

Adult Apprentice Rates 1st Year  2nd Year  3rd Year  4th Year 
 per Week per Hour  per Week  per Hour  per Week  per Hour  per Week  per Hour 
1/03/2018 $752.29 $20.89  $886.81 $24.64 $1,084.53 $30.12 $1,133.91  $31.50 
TAFE Institute Achievement Allowance     $253.19   $253.19   $253.19   
Total Rate  $752.29 $20.89  $1,140.00  $31.67 $1,337.72  $37.16  $1,387.10  $38.53