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

An Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills earns an average salary of AU$78,632 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$52,553 - AU$119,171
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AU$53K
AU$79K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$78,632
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AU$24.24 - AU$86.16
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AU$24
AU$40
AU$86
MEDIAN: AU$40
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$52,553 - AU$119,171  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$14,294  
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$52,689 - AU$130,322  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$24.24 - AU$86.16  
   
Overtime
AU$37.00 - AU$102.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$14,294  
   
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$52,689 - AU$130,322  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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$80,860

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%

Experienced
up arrow 45%


National Average
AU$81,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 79%
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