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Average Australian Salary

Source: MyCareer job listings inclusive of wage. Figures may incorporate total pkg.

Engineering

Sub-Sector Avg. Min Avg. Max Average
Average Australian Engineering Salary $112,398
Administration & Technical Support $39,520 $150,000 $75,487
Aeronautics / Aerospace $45,000 $170,000 $93,750
Automotive Engineering $50,000 $220,000 $111,170
Building Services $50,000 $180,000 $101,178
CAD / Drafting $45,000 $140,000 $87,638
Chemical Engineering $60,000 $185,000 $111,045
Civil Engineering $57,000 $250,000 $125,812
Electrical Engineering $45,000 $200,000 $107,403
Electronics Engineering $50,000 $175,000 $94,962
Environmental Engineering $62,932 $240,000 $112,486
Field Engineering $50,000 $180,000 $88,576
Geotechnical $60,000 $200,000 $142,845
Industrial Engineering $40,000 $500,000 $110,361
Management & Supervisory $65,000 $300,000 $140,731
Mechanical Engineering $45,000 $200,000 $100,099
Other Engineering $50,000 $200,000 $104,511
Piping Engineering $50,000 $228,800 $132,542
Plant/Facil/Maintenance $49,400 $160,000 $91,283
Process Engineering $80,000 $160,000 $112,632
Product Dev. / Design $15,000 $250,000 $100,047
Production / Manufacturing $40,000 $150,000 $86,177
Project Engineering $60,000 $200,000 $112,932
Project Management $69,160 $247,000 $133,401
Safety & Risk $50,000 $160,000 $108,076
Sales $45,000 $300,000 $100,423
Specialist $50,000 $200,000 $98,973
Structural Engineering $57,000 $200,000 $123,544
Systems Engineering $70,000 $200,000 $120,738
Traffic and Transport $62,896 $200,000 $124,238
Water & Waste $50,000 $220,000 $106,674


Source: MyCareer job listings inclusive of wage from the last 90 days and updated weekly. Figures may incorporate total pkg. If there is insufficient data to show reliable max, min, avg then none are shown.