AU$77,659
Avg. Salary
AU$34.37
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Electrical Technician is AU$34.37 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrical Technician is AU$77,659 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$77,659
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MEDIAN: AU$77,659
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Salary AU$54,963 - AU$105,036
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,000
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$53,846 - AU$108,411
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data AU$0AU$79
Hourly Rate AU$25.25 - AU$50.80
Overtime AU$27.18 - AU$79.49
Annual Data AU$0AU$108K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,000
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$53,846 - AU$108,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

Job Description for Electrical Technician

Electrical technicians install, repair, and maintain electrical equipment. They must have a working knowledge of federal and state regulations as they apply to electrical equipment, and they must stay current on safety practices. Electrical technicians perform a variety of functions, but they are above all responsible for ensuring that electrical equipment runs smoothly. If equipment fails, the first priority of the technician is to repair it as quickly, efficiently, and safely as possible. An electrical technician may calibrate, troubleshoot, inspect, clean, modify, upgrade, or even uninstall electrical equipment. In addition to the equipment, technicians may also work with wiring, voltage, or even forklifts and loaders. Most electrical technicians work in a factory or production-type atmosphere, though this is not always the case.

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Electrical Technician Tasks
  • Lay out and assemble basic electrical circuits and assemblies.
  • Lay out and assemble machines based on drawings and detailed verbal instruction.
  • Perform basic mechanical and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Read and interpret electrical and mechanical blueprints, diagrams and schematics.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Technician

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Electrical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$83,000 based on 39 salaries. An Electrical Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$83,000 based on 41 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

7%

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-14%

National Average: AU$75,680

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Key Stats for Electrical Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Electrical Technician Salaries

▲10%

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
AU$76,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Electrical Technician Salaries

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 87%