AU$69,951
Avg. Salary
AU$31.21
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$2,075

Bonus

AU$2,950

Profit Sharing

AU$4,096

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Electrician is AU$31.21 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrician is AU$69,951 per year.

AU$20.87
10%
AU$31.21
50%
AU$43.19
90%
MEDIAN AU$31.21
AU$40k
10%
AU$70k
50%
AU$104k
90%
MEDIAN AU$69,951
AU$39,669 - AU$104,227
AU$40K
AU$70K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$69,951
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.87 - AU$43.19
AU$21
AU$31
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$31.21
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$104K
Salary AU$39,669 - AU$104,227
Bonus AU$303 - AU$12,164
Profit Sharing AU$2,950
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$24,658
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$43,284 - AU$100,212
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 819
Hourly Data AU$0AU$78
Hourly Rate AU$20.87 - AU$43.19
Hourly Tips AU$1.53
Overtime AU$32.00 - AU$78.16
Annual Data AU$0AU$100K
Bonus AU$303 - AU$12,164
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$24,658
Profit Sharing AU$2,950
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$43,284 - AU$100,212
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,328

Job Description for Electrician

Electricians work for a wide variety of companies, perform a multitude of tasks that generally require close attention to detail and good judgment, and have a journeyman electrician's license. These licenses typically require four years of apprentice work. That time includes some classroom instruction and a good deal of actual fieldwork. Certain states and companies may require a master electrician's license, which entails several more years of experience working as a journeyman.

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Electrician Tasks
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all power generation and distribution equipment.
  • Study and understand electrical schematics.
  • Assist in performing and interpreting power calculations, power factor, insulation tests and positive relay tests as required.
  • Perform daily inspections and maintenance on electrical equipment.

Electrician Pay By Employer

$0$155K

Electric Co.
94 profiles
$38,820

U.S. Navy
17 profiles
$50,000

$39,520

Tri City
11 profiles
$38,000

$36,438

Self-Employed
10 profiles
$48,880

$52,198

M.C. Dean, Inc.
9 profiles
$52,777

$70,207

JMEG
9 profiles
$35,843

Common Career Paths for Electrician


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Electrician Job Listings

Popular Skills for Electrician

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 1,455 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$69,000 based on 1,479 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$74,000 based on 980 salaries. An Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$74,000 based on 470 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,247

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

Electrician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrician?

Electrician in Ballarat:
"Fantastic."
Pros: Everything.. Genuinely great company to work for.
Cons: Nothing.. Literally nothing they're great.

Electrician in Perth:
"Sizing up with the rest of them."
Pros: I like that my job is outdoors not in an office I can travel all around perth to different locations each day to work and working in a team is always good.
Cons: Crawling around in tight roof spaces can become demanding on the body.

Electrician in Perth:
"To apprentices."
Pay attention, use your manners. Listen to the clients. Clarify. Isolate.

Electrician in Brisbane:
"Apprentice tips."
Always double check everything you will ever do. If it takes more time when you first do it, remember latter on it would take more time to repeat that same job as to compared to when you were there originally.

Electrician in Adelaide:
"Pay rate as tradesman."
Don't get stuck doing domestic electrical it's hard work and low pay.

Electrician in Melbourne:
"Electrical work."
Pros: Good pay, office is close to home, work is relatively easy most times.
Cons: Night shift work, early starts, long work hours.

Electrician in Newcastle:
Always test for dead prior commencing any works, always thinks abc as" always be careful", and most of all safety first.

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Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲8%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
AU$68,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 92%