Electrical Engineer Salary in Australia

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Average gross salary for Electrical Engineer GROSS SALARY
AU$ 96,138
Average gorss salary (USD) for Electrical Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 88,407
Average net salary for Electrical Engineer NET SALARY
AU$ 70,490
The most typical salary for Electrical Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 103,571
  Updated: 27 Jun 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 25

Electrical Engineer Earnings in Australia

Average salary for Electrical Engineer in Australia is AU$ 96,138 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (25 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is AU$ 70,490 (Net). The most typical salary is AU$ 103,571 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
12 % AU$ 140,475
24 % AU$ 124,173
60 % AU$ 93,500
52 % AU$ 103,571
80 % AU$ 75,150
92 % AU$ 55,000
100 % AU$ 40,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Brisbane AU$ 91,702 US$ 94,700 07
Perth AU$ 103,590 US$ 101,908 05
Sydney AU$ 90,400 US$ 69,866 05
Melbourne AU$ 50,666 US$ 52,197 03
Adelaide AU$ 110,000 US$ 100,261 02

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SENIOR ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Commissioning of turbines and controls system of power plants."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 78,684

CONTROL SYSTEM ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "9 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN AUTOMATION."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 78,684

TECHNICAL SALES SUPPORT ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I worked closely with Sales team to provide power design solutions that met the electrical safety rules and relevant standard as well as specific customer requirement."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 85,000
US$ 64,995

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Aug 2016

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Rail industry maintenance - infrastructure and rolling stock, mainline and light rail systems, UK and Queensland."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 200,000
US$ 141,330

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Feb 2016

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Electrical engineer and technical project manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 103,000
US$ 72,785

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ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Feb 2016

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Electrical Engineer / Software-Developer / Project Manager / Training and Support in woodworking machinery."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 109,000
US$ 77,025

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Jul 2015

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 140,000
US$ 109,150

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Jan 2015

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Electrical Design Engineer - design power distribution network."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 105,000
US$ 81,862

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Sep 2013

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 140,950
US$ 145,399

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Mar 2012

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 107,192

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
205K US$ 141,330 AU$ 200,000
01
145K US$ 127,274 AU$ 140,475
02
125K US$ 126,075 AU$ 124,173
03
95K US$ 97,677 AU$ 93,500
02
105K US$ 87,429 AU$ 103,571
07
75K US$ 76,301 AU$ 75,150
04
85K US$ 64,995 AU$ 85,000
01
65K US$ 63,356 AU$ 62,400
01
55K US$ 55,842 AU$ 55,000
02
45K US$ 41,745 AU$ 40,000
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 87,512 AU$ 101,813 11
Women US$ 141,330 AU$ 200,000 01
N/A US$ 85,094 AU$ 83,347 13

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 98,535 AU$ 101,993 08
Bachelors Degree US$ 83,641 AU$ 93,383 17

Electrical Engineer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses AU$ 101,993. While Electrical Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 93,383. This is 17.81% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 111,374 AU$ 139,000 03
12-16 Years US$ 109,150 AU$ 140,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 67,152 AU$ 85,600 05
4-8 Years US$ 102,522 AU$ 102,647 10
2-4 Years US$ 85,274 AU$ 81,200 02
1-2 Years US$ 49,360 AU$ 47,500 02
0-1 Year US$ 68,331 AU$ 67,300 02

Electrical Engineer workers in Australia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of AU$ 139,000 compared to AU$ 47,500 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 125.64%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 109,177 AU$ 154,500 02
39-44 US$ 109,150 AU$ 140,000 01
33-38 US$ 72,155 AU$ 96,000 03
27-32 US$ 103,284 AU$ 111,487 04
22-26 US$ 73,427 AU$ 68,500 02
N/A US$ 85,094 AU$ 83,347 13
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 88,407 AU$ 96,138 25
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  SALARY BY CITY   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Adelaide Electrical Engineer in Adelaide US$ 100,261 AU$ 110,000 02
2. Perth Electrical Engineer in Perth US$ 101,908 AU$ 103,590 05
3. Brisbane Electrical Engineer in Brisbane US$ 94,700 AU$ 91,702 07
4. Sydney Electrical Engineer in Sydney US$ 69,866 AU$ 90,400 05
5. Melbourne Electrical Engineer in Melbourne US$ 52,197 AU$ 50,666 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia US$ 88,407 AU$ 96,138 25
2. United States United States Electrical Engineer US$ 77,756 US$ 77,756 90
3. Germany Germany Electrical Engineer in Germany US$ 66,925 EUR 55,414 39
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Electrical Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 59,205 GBP 40,933 15
5. Hong Kong Hong Kong Electrical Engineer in Hong Kong US$ 51,708 HKD 402,082 06
6. New Zealand New Zealand Electrical Engineer in New Zealand US$ 47,462 NZ$ 61,298 14
7. Singapore Singapore Electrical Engineer in Singapore US$ 32,509 SGD 42,026 19
8. Malaysia Malaysia Electrical Engineer in Malaysia US$ 17,104 MYR 58,571 36
9. Indonesia Indonesia Electrical Engineer in Indonesia US$ 14,975 IDR 179,398,444 09

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