The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$71,366 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$52,010 - AU$109,133
AU$52K
AU$71K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$70,979
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50%
90%
AU$20.43 - AU$80.54
AU$20
AU$31
AU$81
MEDIAN: AU$30.82
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$113K
Salary AU$52,010 - AU$109,133
Bonus AU$206 - AU$9,946
Profit Sharing AU$305
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$50,632 - AU$113,608
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 219
Hourly Data AU$0AU$104
Hourly Rate AU$20.43 - AU$80.54
Overtime AU$25.34 - AU$105
Annual Data AU$0AU$113K
Bonus AU$206 - AU$9,946
Profit Sharing AU$305
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$50,632 - AU$113,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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.

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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$65,000 based on 169 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$84,000 based on 75 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$103,000 based on 35 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$115,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲62%

▲45%

▲18%

National Average
AU$71,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries






Engineering Design
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
AU$71,000


▼7%

C++
▼8%

C
▼11%

▼12%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 83%