Electrician Salary / Wage
Salary and wage information for electricians is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) for electricians (general) is 341111, for electricians (special class) is 341112 and for lift mechanics is 341113.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are electrician, electrical fitter, industrial electrician, domestic electrician, lift electrician and electrical contractor.
These occupations are currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List, (Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List, MLTSSL).
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 2,300 salaries, estimated that the average salary for an electrician was $41.46 per hour in Australia.
Electrician Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Licensed Electrician||$35 – $40 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Fire Electrician||$40 – $45 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Maintenance Electrician||$40 – $45 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Electrician Domestic and Commercial||$30 – $35 per hour||Gold Coast, Queensland|
|Industrial Electrician||60,000 – 80,000||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Electrician – Telecommunications||85,000 – 110,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Qualified Electrician for Upgrading Lighting||90,000 – 110,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|A Grade Electrician – Security||$35 – $45 per hour||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Auto Electrician||$37 – $40 per hour||Perth, Western Australia|
|Solar Installer – CEC Accredited & Fully Licensed Electrician||80,000 – 120,000||Canberra, ACT|
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