Entry-Level Electrician Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Electrician is AU$26.13 per hour. A skill in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$24,096 - AU$95,976
(Median)
AU$24K
AU$54K
AU$96K
MEDIAN: AU$54,471
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AU$18.23 - AU$35.81
(Median)
AU$18
AU$26
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Salary
AU$24,096 - AU$95,976  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,041  
Profit Sharing
AU$600  
Commission
AU$10,000  
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$36,280 - AU$83,238  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 313
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$21AU$42AU$63
Hourly Rate
AU$18.23 - AU$35.81  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.10  
Overtime
AU$26.26 - AU$61.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,041  
   
Commission
AU$10,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$600  
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$36,280 - AU$83,238  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 874
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,264

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Electrician Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 10%


Commercial
up arrow 4%

Maintenance
up arrow 3%

National Average
AU$56,000

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 5%

domestic
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 91%
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