Electrical Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$80,350
per year
per month
AU$6,700
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$5,280/year
Profit Sharing
AU$1,690/year
Bonus
AU$440/month
Profit Sharing
AU$140/month

Electrical Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer is AU$80,350 per year (AU$6,700 per month), which is AU$14,990 (+23%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
An Electrical Engineer can expect an average starting salary of AU$52,700. The highest salaries can exceed AU$190,000.
AU$52,700
Low
AU$80,350
Average
AU$190,000
High
AU$4,390
Low
AU$6,700
Average
AU$15,830
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
AU$0
AU$109,600
AU$219,130
Base SalaryAU$52,700 - 190,000
BonusAU$2,370 - 16,320
Profit SharingAU$0 - 12,810
Total CompensationAU$55,070 - 219,130
AU$0
AU$9,130
AU$18,260
Base SalaryAU$4,390 - 15,830
BonusAU$200 - 1,360
Profit SharingAU$0 - 1,070
Total CompensationAU$4,590 - 18,260

Electrical Engineer Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$52,700
Average
AU$80,350
Senior
AU$122,100
High
AU$190,000
Low
AU$4,390
Average
AU$6,700
Senior
AU$10,180
High
AU$15,830
Among electrical engineers, Graduate Electrical Engineers or Junior Electrical Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Electrical Engineers or Principal Electrical Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Electrical Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Principal Electrical EngineerAU$165K/year
+105% 
Senior Electrical EngineerAU$122K/year
+52% 
Associate Electrical EngineerAU$119K/year
+48% 
Junior Electrical EngineerAU$66K/year
 -18%
Graduate Electrical EngineerAU$60K/year
 -25%

Electrical Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Electrical Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,070. A mid career Electrical Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$73,600, while a senior Electrical Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$122,100. Electrical engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$148,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Electrical Engineer

Late Career▲ +84%
Senior▲ +52%
Average SalaryAU$80,350/year
Mid Career▼ -8%
Entry Level▼ -31%

Gender Breakdown

Female
9%
Male
91%

Electrical Engineer - Jobs by Location

Electrical Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Electrical Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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