The average pay for an Electrician in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is AU$33.86 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$55,000 - AU$87,429
(Median)
AU$
AU$79K
AU$
MEDIAN: AU$78,610
50%

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AU$20.43 - AU$41.52
(Median)
AU$20
AU$34
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$33.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$78,611  
   
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$46,730 - AU$108,886  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$27AU$54AU$81
Hourly Rate
AU$20.43 - AU$41.52  
   
Overtime
AU$30.41 - AU$78.91  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
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$46,730 - AU$108,886  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

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

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
AU$76,000

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

National Average
AU$76,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 3%

Commercial
up arrow 7%

Maintenance
up arrow 13%

Telecommunications
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 87%
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