The average salary for a Senior Electrical Engineer is AU$112,737 per year.

AU$77,994 - AU$146,568
AU$78K
AU$110K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$113,644
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50%
90%

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AU$30.97 - AU$69.50
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$39.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$77,994 - AU$146,568  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$17,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$3,561  
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$77,249 - AU$150,317  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$30AU$60AU$90
Hourly Rate
AU$39.00  
   
Overtime
AU$68.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$17,000  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$3,561  
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$77,249 - AU$150,317  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Senior Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 61 salaries. A Senior Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $132,000 based on 25 salaries.

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National Average: AU$114,717

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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
34%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
AU$115,000

▼12%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
▲7%


National Average
AU$115,000





Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 89%
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