The average wage for an Entry-Level Electrician is AU$27.33 per hour. A skill in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$21,880 - AU$90,290
AU$22K
AU$56K
AU$90K
MEDIAN: AU$56,391
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AU$18.37 - AU$36.84
AU$18
AU$27
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$27.33
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$31KAU$62KAU$93K
Salary
AU$21,880 - AU$90,290  
   
Bonus
AU$500.00 - AU$7,500  
Commission
AU$17,500  
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$36,223 - AU$83,556  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$21AU$42AU$63
Hourly Rate
AU$18.37 - AU$36.84  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.05  
Overtime
AU$28.04 - AU$61.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$500.00 - AU$7,500  
   
Commission
AU$17,500  
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$36,223 - AU$83,556  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 525

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National Average: AU$58,596

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Electrician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Electrician in Brisbane:
"Apprentice tips."
Always double check everything you will ever do. If it takes more time when you first do it, remember latter on it would take more time to repeat that same job as to compared to when you were there originally.

Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
31%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries



▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$59,000


domestic
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%