Wages in 1900

Wages in 1900 Clyde Shipbuilding

 

Shipyard

 

Yard Managers

£400 per annum

Under Managers

£182 per annum

Foremen

£2 - £5 per week

Caulkers

33s 9d

Labourers

18s

Holders-on

16s 10½d

Smiths Strikers

20s 3d - 22s 6d

Drillers and Hole Cutters

22s 6d

Riggers

23s 7½d - 33s 9d

Riveters

33s 9d

Platers

33s 9d

Angle Iron Smiths

36s

Shipsmiths

34s 10½d

Brass finishers

34s 10½d

Sheet Ironworkers

39s 4½d

Smiths Finishers

36s

Electricians

36s

French Polishers (Male)

34s 10½d

Tinsmiths

37s 1½ d

Shipwrights

37s 1½ d

Boatbuilders

37s 1½ d

Joiners

37s 1½ d

Cabinetmakers

37s 1½ d

Patternmakers

37s 1½ d - 38s 3d

Painters

40s 6d

Plumbers

40s 6d

Counting House

 

Cashiers

£300 per annum

Head Clerk

£250 per annum

Book-keepers

£200 per annum

Clerks

15s - £2 0s 5d

Assistant Book-keepers

42s 6d

Boys

6s – 10s

Typists

24s

Time-keepers

25s – 45s

Gatehouse

 

Day Gate Man

29s

Night Gate Man

27s

Boys

5s

Drawing Office

 

Chief Draughtsman

£250 per annum

Leading Draughtsman

£185 per annum

Draughtsman

25s-55s

 

 

Apprentice draughtsman

5s-15s

Tracers

17s

Stores

 

General Storeman

30s

Rivet Storeman

31s

Paint Storeman

6d per hour

Iron Clerk

40s

 

 

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