The average wage for an Electrician is AU$30.24 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are instrumentation, Fault Finding, High Voltage, Electronic Equipment Installation, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

AU$35,061 - AU$104,082
(Median)
AU$35K
AU$69K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$68,620
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50%
90%

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AU$20.12 - AU$41.54
(Median)
AU$20
AU$30
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$30
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$35,061 - AU$104,082  
   
Bonus
AU$800 - AU$12,800  
Profit Sharing
AU$7,500  
Commission
AU$4,045  
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$41,900 - AU$96,755  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 458
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$24AU$48AU$72
Hourly Rate
AU$20.12 - AU$41.54  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.05  
Overtime
AU$30.33 - AU$71.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$800 - AU$12,800  
   
Commission
AU$4,045  
Profit Sharing
AU$7,500  
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$41,900 - AU$96,755  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,312
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,429

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries




National Average
AU$65,000


Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

instrumentation
up arrow 39%

Fault Finding
up arrow 36%

High Voltage
up arrow 26%

Electronic Equipment Installation
up arrow 16%


ELECTRICAL
up arrow 6%

construction
up arrow 5%

Maintenance
up arrow 3%

Commercial
up arrow 2%

Telecommunications
0%

National Average
AU$65,000

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 2%

Electrician
up arrow 3%

Air Conditioning
up arrow 5%

up arrow 12%

Residential
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 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
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 90%
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