Average Early-Career Apprentice Electrician Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$17.24
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Apprentice Electrician in Australia is AU$17.24.
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MEDIAN AU$17.24
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Hourly Rate
AU$15 - AU$22
Bonus
AU$30 - AU$9,863
Total Pay
AU$30,260 - AU$49,688

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Job Description for Apprentice Electrician

Apprentice Electrician Tasks
  • Assist in wire pulls.
  • Handle and install materials under supervision of an assigned electrician.
  • Accurately identify colors of wire and conductors.
  • Mount and install assigned work, conduit, wires and strapping.
  • Keep all materials, tools and equipment, in an orderly fashion and maintain a clean work area at all times.

Career Paths

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Apprentice Electrician
Electrician
Electrician - Certified
Maintenance Electrician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Apprentice Electrician

Skills in Commercial, Maintenance, Electronic Equipment Installation and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential.

Pay by Experience Level for Apprentice Electrician

An entry-level Apprentice Electrician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$17.20 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Apprentice Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.49 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Apprentice Electrician in their job title in Cairns, Queensland earn an average of 27.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (2.3% more) and Perth, Western Australia (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (7.2% less), Adelaide, South Australia (3.7% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Entry Level
88.7%
Mid Career
11.3%

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