Fabrication Engineer

Mataaro Piharoa

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Fabrication engineers make, install and repair metal products such as vents, handrails, boilers, aircraft and boat parts, or beams and girders for construction projects. 

Pay

Fabrication engineers with up to five years’ experience usually earn

$33K-$52K per year

Experienced fabrication engineers with more than five years’ experience usually earn

$52K-$80K per year

Source: Competenz, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a fabrication engineer are average for those wanting to enter the role but good for those with experience.
Matthew Elliott feeding a piece of sheet metal into a machine

Light fabrication engineer Matthew Elliott using a machine to cut a piece of sheet metal

Last updated 1 June 2017