The average wage for an Entry-Level Electrician is AU$27.33 per hour. A skill in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$25,145 - AU$87,927
AU$25K
AU$59K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$58,653
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50%
90%
AU$18.18 - AU$37.96
AU$18
AU$28
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$28.18
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$87K
Salary AU$25,145 - AU$87,927
Bonus AU$502 - AU$6,183
Profit Sharing AU$500
Commission AU$12,650
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$36,210 - AU$85,002
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 187
Hourly Data AU$0AU$61
Hourly Rate AU$18.18 - AU$37.96
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Overtime AU$28.66 - AU$61.55
Annual Data AU$0AU$85K
Bonus AU$502 - AU$6,183
Commission AU$12,650
Profit Sharing AU$500
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$36,210 - AU$85,002
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 502

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Electrician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,045

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

Electrician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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

Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
33%
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Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries



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National Average
AU$60,000


domestic
▼32%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 89%
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