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Average Electrician Hourly Pay in Melbourne, Victoria

AU$33.83
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
AU$1,017
Bonus
AU$190
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The average hourly pay for an Electrician in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$33.83.
10%
A$20.90
MEDIAN
A$33.83
90%
A$49.67
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Hourly Rate
AU$21 - AU$50
Bonus
AU$62 - AU$15,101
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$190
Total Pay
AU$43,668 - AU$103,636
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What Do Electricians Do?

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.

Career Paths

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Electrician
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Electricians?

Skills in Commercial, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Telecommunications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electricians?

An entry-level Electrician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$23.98 based on 7 salaries. An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.94 based on 114 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$33.76 based on 153 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$38.23 based on 124 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$41.
Employees with Electrician in their job title in Darwin, Northern Territory earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (10.0% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (7.4% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (7.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 451 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
25.3%
Mid Career
33.9%
Experienced
27.5%
Late Career
11.8%

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