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

An Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills earns an average salary of AU$76,834 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$51,638 - AU$119,953
AU$52K
AU$77K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$76,834
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AU$24.48 - AU$79.46
AU$24
AU$36
AU$79
MEDIAN: AU$35.50
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$51,638 - AU$119,953  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,375  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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AU$51,865 - AU$127,723  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$24.48 - AU$79.46  
   
Overtime
AU$31.00 - AU$107.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,375  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$1,017  
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$51,865 - AU$127,723  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 28 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$78,937

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Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

▲40%

▲22%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 83%