The average salary for a Senior Electrical Engineer is AU$112,071 per year.

AU$80,004 - AU$148,867
AU$80K
AU$110K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$112,071
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50%
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AU$31.45 - AU$58.50
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$40.90
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$80,004 - AU$148,867  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$17,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$3,500  
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$78,737 - AU$150,564  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$30AU$60AU$90
Hourly Rate
AU$40.90  
   
Overtime
AU$56.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$17,000  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$3,500  
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$78,737 - AU$150,564  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Senior Electrical Engineer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Electrical Engineer?

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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Key Stats for Senior Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲15%

▲6%

National Average
AU$113,000

▼11%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
▲9%


National Average
AU$113,000





Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 86%
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