Average Maintenance Electrician Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$35.41
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AU$4,880
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The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Electrician in Australia is AU$35.41.
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AU$28.51
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AU$35.41
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AU$44.62
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Hourly Rate
AU$29 - AU$45
Bonus
AU$1,600 - AU$13,000
Total Pay
AU$59,907 - AU$116,974

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Job Description for Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance Electrician Tasks
  • Assemble and install electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and tools, to locate the cause of a problem.
  • Test all assemblies, installations, or repairs on electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures.
  • Construct and fabricate parts using power or hand tools and specifications.
  • Review specifications to plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment or fixtures.

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Popular Skills for Maintenance Electrician

Skills in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Plant Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Electrician

An early career Maintenance Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$32.42 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$34.89 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$35.10 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$40.
Employees with Maintenance Electrician in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 10.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.4% more) and Perth, Western Australia (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (15.3% less), Adelaide, South Australia (7.4% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 173 survey responses.
Early Career
17.3%
Mid Career
24.9%
Experienced
25.4%
Late Career
32.4%

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