Experienced Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary (Australia)

An Experienced Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills earns an average wage of AU$35.52 per hour.

AU$52,797 - AU$130,998
AU$53K
AU$78K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$78,352
10%
50%
90%
AU$27.48 - AU$44.98
AU$27
AU$36
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$35.67
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$130K
Salary AU$52,797 - AU$130,998
Bonus AU$2,500
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$57,070 - AU$114,093
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data AU$0AU$85
Hourly Rate AU$27.48 - AU$44.98
Overtime AU$40.52 - AU$85.84
Annual Data AU$0AU$114K
Bonus AU$2,500
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$57,070 - AU$114,093
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 92

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$77,464

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Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 89%