Electrician Salary in Australia

AU$35.76
per hour
per year
AU$79,453
per year
per hour

Electrician - Average Hourly Pay & Salary

The average pay for an Electrician is AU$35.76 per hour (average salary: AU$79,453 per year), which is AU$11,593 (+17%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
An Electrician can expect an average starting pay of AU$20.88. The highest pay rate can exceed AU$47.76.
AU$20.88
Low
AU$35.76
Average salary
AU$47.76
High
AU$46,298
Low
AU$79,453
Average salary
AU$113,087
High

Electrician Hourly Pay & Salary Range

Low
AU$20.88
Average salary
AU$35.76
Experienced
AU$39.67
High
AU$47.76
Low
AU$46,298
Average salary
AU$79,453
Experienced
AU$88,362
High
AU$113,087
Among Electricians, Domestic and Commercial Electricians tend to have the lowest pay rates, while qualified trade workers like Industrial Electrician or Mining Electrician enjoy the highest pay rates.

Electrician - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Mining ElectricianAU$50.40/hour
+41% 
Fire ElectricianAU$43.60/hour
+22% 
Maintenance ElectricianAU$43.30/hour
+21% 
Industrial ElectricianAU$41.80/hour
+17% 
Electrical ContractorsAU$41.10/hour
+15% 
Lift ElectricianAU$40.40/hour
+13% 
High Voltage Electrician (HV)AU$38.60/hour
+8% 
Commercial ElectricianAU$34/hour
 -5%
Domestic ElectricianAU$30/hour
 -16%
Apprentice ElectricianAU$17.90/hour
 -50%

Electrician - Pay by Experience Level in Australia

An Entry Level Electrician with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average compensation of AU$47,815 per year. A mid career Electrician with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of about AU$77,583, while an experienced Electrician with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$88,362. Electricians with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$92,542 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Electrician in Australia

Late Career▲ +16%
Experienced▲ +11%
Average SalaryAU$79,453/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -40%

Gender Breakdown

Female
2%
Male
98%

Electrician - Jobs by Location

Electrician - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Electrician job advertisements published on Jobted Australia in the last 12 months. Please note the figures on this page are a guideline only.
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