The average pay for an Electrician in Gold Coast, Queensland is AU$30.21 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$27,600 - AU$82,424
AU$28K
AU$62K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$62,330
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50%
90%
AU$19.90 - AU$37.66
AU$20
AU$30
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$30.21
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$82K
Salary AU$27,600 - AU$82,424
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$41,667 - AU$80,200
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data AU$0AU$65
Hourly Rate AU$19.90 - AU$37.66
Overtime AU$24.35 - AU$65.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$80K
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$41,667 - AU$80,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

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$60,000 based on 28 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$64,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$67,000 based on 20 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$73,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲14%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

▲2%


National Average
AU$64,000

Maintenance
▼1%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%