The average salary for a Senior Electrical Engineer is AU$112,831 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$81,431 - AU$149,167
AU$81K
AU$110K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$112,935
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50%
90%
AU$32.97 - AU$107
AU$33
AU$61
AU$110
MEDIAN: AU$60.81
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$155K
Salary AU$81,431 - AU$149,167
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,245
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$11,745
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$81,914 - AU$155,039
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 282
Hourly Data AU$0AU$106
Hourly Rate AU$32.97 - AU$107
Overtime AU$56.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$155K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,245
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$11,745
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$81,914 - AU$155,039
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

Job Description for Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior electrical engineers design, develop, implement, and test new electrical equipment and machinery, such as electric cars and electrical appliances. They may also be involved in customizing existing equipment or machinery. They can be found in a range of industries and businesses, such as manufacturing, power generation, and building maintenance. Senior electrical engineers may prepare detailed drawings and system specifications. They coordinate design with other systems, such as controls, HVAC, and lighting. In addition to supervising junior engineers, senior electrical engineers attend and contribute to project meetings.

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Senior Electrical Engineer Tasks

  • Designs, maintains, implements, and improves electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Inspects completed projects to ensure conformance with design and safety standards.
  • Supervises and trains project staff as needed.
  • Applies principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$99,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$103,000 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Senior Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$120,000 based on 135 salaries. A Senior Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$133,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$116,648

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Key Stats for Senior Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
AU$117,000

▼12%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲5%

National Average
AU$117,000






Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 89%