The average pay for an Electrician in Perth, Western Australia is AU$34.77 per hour. A skill in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$34,702 - AU$122,808
AU$35K
AU$78K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$78,476
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.33 - AU$45.18
AU$25
AU$35
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$34.65
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$122K
Salary AU$34,702 - AU$122,808
Bonus AU$3,250
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$48,873 - AU$112,833
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 92
Hourly Data AU$0AU$79
Hourly Rate AU$25.33 - AU$45.18
Hourly Tips AU$0.10
Overtime AU$35.75 - AU$79.23
Annual Data AU$0AU$112K
Bonus AU$3,250
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$48,873 - AU$112,833
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 195

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 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$65,000 based on 117 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$79,000 based on 133 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$85,000 based on 96 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$75,000 based on 36 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲14%

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
AU$74,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 85%