Senior Electrical Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Senior Electrical Engineer is AU$118,738 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$81,104 - AU$155,417
(Median)
AU$81K
AU$120K
AU$160K
MEDIAN: AU$118,737
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AU$43.32 - AU$102.90
(Median)
AU$43
AU$66
AU$100
MEDIAN: AU$66.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$81,104 - AU$155,417  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$16,327  
Profit Sharing
AU$2,000  
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$82,543 - AU$164,132  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$43.32 - AU$102.90  
   
Overtime
AU$85.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$16,327  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$2,000  
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$82,543 - AU$164,132  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Electrical Engineer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$121,571

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Senior Electrical Engineer Advice

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

Senior Electrical Engineer in Sydney:
"As a graduate you know nothing."
An engineering degree only gives you the background knowledge necessary to start learning a specialist engineering role. You first few years will need to be a lot of self managed learning. Although, senior engineers are usually very helpful if it's clear that you are making an effort on your own.

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Experience Affects Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries



National Average
AU$122,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries


Microsoft Word
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Matlab
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National Average
AU$122,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 83%
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