The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Apprentice Electrician in Australia is AU$17.20.
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AU$497 - AU$5,087
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Job Description for Apprentice Electrician
An apprentice electrician will work with a licensed electrician and will perform any duties that are instructed. The apprentice will help the licensed electrician to install and maintain electrical systems. When repairs are needed, the apprentice will carry these out. The electrician will install wiring and will measure, cut, and manipulate the wiring to fit a certain context, such as receptacles, switches, transformers, or distribution boxes. The apprentice may also be involved in answering e…Read more
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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Apprentice Electrician
An early career Apprentice Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$17.24 based on 304 salaries. A mid-career Apprentice Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.99 based on 8 salaries.
Years of Experience
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