The average salary for a Senior Electrical Engineer is AU$118,181.
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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 control…Read more
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Popular Skills for Senior Electrical Engineer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Project Management and Engineering Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Electrical Engineer
An early career Senior Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$97,573 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Senior Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$108,107 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Senior Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$123,128 based on 154 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$136,392.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Electrical Engineer in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 6.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Newcastle, New South Wales (3.5% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (5.1% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.6% less).
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