AU$77,271
Avg. Salary
AU$55.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$3,931

Bonus

AU$1,175

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Electrical Designer is AU$55.50 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrical Designer is AU$77,271 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$77,271
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MEDIAN: AU$77,271
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AU$0AU$170K
Salary AU$55,069 - AU$102,556
Bonus AU$3,931
Profit Sharing AU$1,175
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$54,335 - AU$170,293
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data AU$0AU$91
Hourly Rate AU$24.64 - AU$91.92
Overtime AU$72.73
Annual Data AU$0AU$170K
Bonus AU$3,931
Profit Sharing AU$1,175
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$54,335 - AU$170,293
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Electrical Designer

Electrical designers are in charge of creating electrical schematics, layouts, and other grid plans for their organization. They must develop effective, safe electrical diagrams, provide assistance in the installation of equipment and systems, and perform design computations using their engineering skills. Additionally, electrical designers prepare drawing packages that support building code specifications, participate in staff meeting to oversee planning methods, and review project needs to adapt their performance accordingly. Keeping design documentation and using company resources efficiently are essential in this role, as is following strict safety requirements to avoid electrical accidents. Other tasks performed by electrical designers include performing calculations based on sketches to present proposals, coordinating the implementation of design criteria by using engineering techniques and industrial tools, and translating design requirements into specific configurations.

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Electrical Designer Tasks
  • Retrieve and review all customer specification documents, vendor quotes, drawings and diagrams for creating electrical designs for customer.
  • Revise drawings and designs based on change orders and customer requests.
  • Perform calculations in preparation for designing products.
  • Confer with engineers and design staff to interpret design concepts.
  • Review all applicable documentation and company procedural manuals to determine critical attributes of design.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Designer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$63,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Electrical Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$105,000 based on 16 salaries. An Electrical Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$108,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

30%

-15%

National Average: AU$81,672

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Electrical Designer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Electrical Designer Salaries

▲32%

▲29%

National Average
AU$82,000

▼2%

▼22%

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 94%