The average wage for an Electrician is AU$28.96 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Telecommunications.
Electrician Total Pay (?
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AU$31,178 - AU$99,117
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99K
MEDIAN: AU$58,177
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Electrician Total Pay (?
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AU$19.62 - AU$39.24
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MEDIAN: AU$28.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$34KAU$68KAU$102K
Salary
AU$31,178 - AU$99,117  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$4,883  
Profit Sharing
AU$7.50 - AU$6,000  
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$40,036 - AU$94,293  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,426
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$24AU$48AU$72
Hourly Rate
AU$19.62 - AU$39.24  
   
Overtime
AU$23.70 - AU$71.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$4,883  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$7.50 - AU$6,000  
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$40,036 - AU$94,293  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,426
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Pay Difference By Location
Newcastle
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Canberra
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Townsville
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AU$61,000
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Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 9% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 90%
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