The average rate for an Electrician in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$30.06 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Solar Energy / Solar Power.

AU$30,191 - AU$90,558
AU$30K
AU$62K
AU$91K
MEDIAN: AU$61,694
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50%
90%
AU$19.23 - AU$40.20
AU$19
AU$30
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$30.09
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$91K
Salary AU$30,191 - AU$90,558
Bonus AU$5,168
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$39,212 - AU$91,916
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data AU$0AU$72
Hourly Rate AU$19.23 - AU$40.20
Overtime AU$28.85 - AU$72.59
Annual Data AU$0AU$91K
Bonus AU$5,168
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$39,212 - AU$91,916
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 284

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$53,000 based on 185 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$69,000 based on 194 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 121 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 47 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲13%

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%