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$35,402 - AU$103,030
AU$35K
AU$69K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$68,836
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50%
90%

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AU$20.41 - AU$41.61
AU$20
AU$30
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$30.29
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$35,402 - AU$103,030  
   
Bonus
AU$962 - AU$9,933  
Profit Sharing
AU$5,000  
Commission
AU$4,069  
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$42,411 - AU$97,806  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 428
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$20.41 - AU$41.61  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.05  
Overtime
AU$30.49 - AU$72.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$962 - AU$9,933  
   
Commission
AU$4,069  
Profit Sharing
AU$5,000  
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$42,411 - AU$97,806  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,186

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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 $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 $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 $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 $75,000 based on 218 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,938

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Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲13%

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
AU$66,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

instrumentation
▲43%

Fault Finding
▲35%

High Voltage
▲25%

Industrial
▲16%


construction
▲12%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$66,000



Electrician
▼5%

ELECTRICAL
▼5%

Air Conditioning
▼5%

▼10%

Residential
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 91%