Mid-Career Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary (Australia)

A Mid-Career Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills earns an average wage of AU$33.57 per hour.

AU$52,667 - AU$122,838
AU$53K
AU$77K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$76,926
10%
50%
90%
AU$24.68 - AU$43.34
AU$25
AU$34
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$33.57
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$122K
Salary AU$52,667 - AU$122,838
Bonus AU$4,913
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$52,927 - AU$107,734
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data AU$0AU$78
Hourly Rate AU$24.68 - AU$43.34
Overtime AU$31.00 - AU$78.67
Annual Data AU$0AU$107K
Bonus AU$4,913
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$52,927 - AU$107,734
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 156

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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$74,632

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Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
69%
10-19 years
31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 89%