Wage Rates


The wage rates and allowance increases below are payable from the first pay period on or after the date specified. The rates of pay below apply only to apprentices engaged in on-site work on a Building and Construction Project.

Apprentice Rates

  1st Year 2st Year 3rd Year 4th Year
  $ Per Hour $ Per Week $ Per Hour $ Per Week $ Per Hour $ Per Week $ Per Hour $ Per Week
From 1 March 2014 - Base Rate 14.55 523.64 14.57 524.43 21.89 788.07 26.77 963.77
TAFE Allowance       225.00   225.00   225.00
Total Rate if all modules passed 14.55 523.64 20.82 749.43 28.14 1013.07 33.02 1188.77



Adult Apprentice Rates (Over 25 years of age)

  1st Year 2st Year 3rd Year 4th Year
  $ Per Hour $ Per Week $ Per Hour $ Per Week $ Per Hour $ Per Week $ Per Hour $ Per Week
From 1 March 2014 - Base Rate 18.57 668.53 21.89 788.07 26.77 963.77 27.99 1007.65
TAFE Allowance       225.00   225.00   225.00
Total Rate if all modules passed 18.57 668.53 28.14 1012.07 33.02 1188.77 34.24 1232.65

Note: Refer to Agreement for conditions under which the TAFE Institute Achievement Allowance is paid.

For further detail on your wage rates and conditions of employment please see the 2010-14 ETU Contracting Enterprise Agreement