The average salary for an Instrument and Electrical Technician in Australia is AU$104,192.
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Job Description for Instrument and Electrical Technician
Instrument and electrical technicians generally work in a factory or plant environment such as manufacturing facilities, processing facilities and plants that deal with chemicals. The technician monitors devices that control processes within the facility, making adjustments either manually or using instruments as necessary. Periodic maintenance is also done by the technician to ensure the instrumentation remains in good working condition. Additionally, the technician sometimes has to conduct tro…Read more
Instrument and Electrical Technician Tasks
- Inspect, troubleshoot, and resolve problems with electrical circuits and their connected components.
- Document maintenance and installations.
- Configure, install, and test new equipment.
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Popular Skills for Instrument and Electrical Technician
Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting, Plant Maintenance, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Instrument Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Instrument and Electrical Technician
An early career Instrument and Electrical Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$97,115 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Instrument and Electrical Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$109,409 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Instrument and Electrical Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$112,766 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$115,348.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Instrument and Electrical Technician in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (9.1% less).
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