Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary (Australia)

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is AU$79,511 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$52,524 - AU$116,908
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AU$53K
AU$80K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$79,511
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AU$24.38 - AU$81.55
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AU$24
AU$34
AU$82
MEDIAN: AU$34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$52,524 - AU$116,908  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$14,544  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$52,662 - AU$124,312  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$24.38 - AU$81.55  
   
Overtime
AU$27.31 - AU$108.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$14,544  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$52,662 - AU$124,312  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$80,500

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 41%

Late-Career
up arrow 31%


National Average
AU$80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 81%
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