Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

The average pay for an Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$33.86 per hour.

AU$46,369 - AU$96,958
AU$46K
AU$71K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$70,716
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90%
AU$24.32 - AU$51.52
AU$24
AU$34
AU$52
MEDIAN: AU$33.86
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AU$0AU$112K
Salary AU$46,369 - AU$96,958
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$50,744 - AU$112,499
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data AU$0AU$84
Hourly Rate AU$24.32 - AU$51.52
Overtime AU$31.95 - AU$84.82
Annual Data AU$0AU$112K
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$50,744 - AU$112,499
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

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 18 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$72,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 16 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$84,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
53%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲16%

▲11%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼1%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
53%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 87%