AU$76,114
Avg. Salary
AU$35.25
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$4,831

Bonus

AU$1,034

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Electrical Engineer is AU$35.25 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrical Engineer is AU$76,114 per year.

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AU$22.52
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AU$35.25
50%
AU$77.86
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MEDIAN AU$35.25
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AU$54k
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AU$76k
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AU$119k
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MEDIAN AU$76,114
AU$53,723 - AU$119,393
AU$54K
AU$76K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$76,114
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AU$22.52 - AU$77.86
AU$23
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AU$78
MEDIAN: AU$35.25
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AU$0AU$124K
Salary AU$53,723 - AU$119,393
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,492
Profit Sharing AU$51.52 - AU$15,050
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$52,602 - AU$124,667
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,460
Hourly Data AU$0AU$106
Hourly Rate AU$22.52 - AU$77.86
Overtime AU$31.57 - AU$106
Annual Data AU$0AU$124K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,492
Profit Sharing AU$51.52 - AU$15,050
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$52,602 - AU$124,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 206

Job Description for Electrical Engineer

Electrical engineers are responsible for implementing and designing components for any device that uses electricity, as well as the devices themselves. Engineers have to focus on the generation of power to the device or product. These devices can include anything that runs on electricity. Electrical engineers also focus on researching, creating, and improving products and devices.

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Electrical Engineer Tasks
  • Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.
  • Apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

Electrical Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$138K

$78,508

The Boeing Company
164 profiles
$78,857

$69,200

Raytheon Co.
113 profiles
$75,954

$75,606

$87,245

Black and Veatch
63 profiles
$80,235

BAE Systems Inc.
61 profiles
$72,246

$70,592

$75,389

Common Career Paths for Electrical Engineer


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Electrical Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$68,000 based on 1,004 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An 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 AU$90,000 based on 548 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$106,000 based on 257 salaries. An 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 AU$122,000 based on 112 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$76,787

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

Electrical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrical Engineer?

Electrical Engineer in Melbourne:
"It's okay."
Pros: It pays the bills
Cons: it's work

Electrical Engineer in Sydney:
Pros:
Cons: It is very competitive which means engineers get paid less to do more work while having higher living expenses

Electrical Engineer in Sydney:
"Be prepared to learn."
No matter how much you think you know, be prepared to learn and accept there are things you dont know. And ask for help to avoid costly mistakes.

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Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲59%

▲38%

▲17%

National Average
AU$77,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 85%