An Electrician in Newcastle, New South Wales earns an average wage of AU$29.29 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Maintenance, and Telecommunications.

AU$23,315 - AU$147,949
(Median)
AU$23K
AU$60K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$60,172
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AU$20.73 - AU$39.08
(Median)
AU$21
AU$29
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$29.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
AU$23,315 - AU$147,949  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$35,666 - AU$94,847  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$20.73 - AU$39.08  
   
Overtime
AU$37.50  
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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$35,666 - AU$94,847  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
AU$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 23%


Telecommunications
up arrow 14%

National Average
AU$61,000

Commercial
up arrow 2%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 89%
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