The average wage for an Electrician is AU$30.29 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are instrumentation, Fault Finding, High Voltage, Industrial, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

AU$38,296 - AU$102,753
AU$38K
AU$69K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$69,271
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50%
90%
AU$21.38 - AU$42.20
AU$21
AU$31
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$30.87
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$102K
Salary AU$38,296 - AU$102,753
Bonus AU$505 - AU$9,123
Profit Sharing AU$5,450
Commission AU$8,325
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$43,941 - AU$98,802
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 451
Hourly Data AU$0AU$76
Hourly Rate AU$21.38 - AU$42.20
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Overtime AU$30.96 - AU$76.52
Annual Data AU$0AU$98K
Bonus AU$505 - AU$9,123
Commission AU$8,325
Profit Sharing AU$5,450
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$43,941 - AU$98,802
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,199

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 693 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$70,000 based on 736 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 462 salaries. An Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$75,000 based on 218 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,410

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Q: What is it like working as an Electrician?

Electrician in Gold Coast:
"Wiring new ho, es."
Pros: Cruisy work, good employees and employers.
Cons: When things dont go your way, working over 40 hours a week.

Electrician in Brisbane:
Pros: Working with good people, doing physical work, being outdoors or indoors if summer.
Cons: Boss who don't respect employees. Getting electrocuted,

Electrician in Perth:
"Sizing up with the rest of them."
Pros: I like that my job is outdoors not in an office I can travel all around perth to different locations each day to work and working in a team is always good.
Cons: Crawling around in tight roof spaces can become demanding on the body.

Electrician in Melbourne:
"Electrical work."
Pros: Good pay, office is close to home, work is relatively easy most times.
Cons: Night shift work, early starts, long work hours.

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Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲11%

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

instrumentation
▲40%

Fault Finding
▲32%

High Voltage
▲22%

Industrial
▲14%


construction
▲9%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
AU$67,000



Electrician
▼7%

ELECTRICAL
▼7%

Air Conditioning
▼7%

▼12%

Residential
▼20%

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%
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