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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 $112,188
Administration & Technical Support $39,520 $150,000 $77,174
Aeronautics / Aerospace $45,000 $170,000 $93,750
Automotive Engineering $50,000 $220,000 $109,916
Building Services $50,000 $197,600 $101,445
CAD / Drafting $45,000 $140,000 $86,907
Chemical Engineering $60,000 $185,000 $114,579
Civil Engineering $57,000 $250,000 $125,264
Electrical Engineering $45,000 $200,000 $106,019
Electronics Engineering $50,000 $175,000 $95,923
Environmental Engineering $62,932 $200,000 $112,413
Field Engineering $50,000 $180,000 $95,288
Geotechnical $60,000 $200,000 $141,705
Industrial Engineering $45,000 $250,000 $97,992
Management & Supervisory $69,160 $300,000 $141,393
Mechanical Engineering $45,000 $200,000 $100,033
Other Engineering $50,000 $200,000 $105,886
Piping Engineering $50,000 $220,000 $125,682
Plant/Facil/Maintenance $49,400 $165,000 $92,176
Process Engineering $80,000 $160,000 $111,436
Product Dev. / Design $15,000 $250,000 $99,598
Production / Manufacturing $40,000 $150,000 $87,926
Project Engineering $60,000 $200,000 $113,752
Project Management $60,000 $250,000 $133,318
Safety & Risk $50,000 $160,000 $108,874
Sales $45,000 $300,000 $101,135
Specialist $50,000 $200,000 $99,923
Structural Engineering $57,000 $200,000 $123,022
Systems Engineering $70,000 $200,000 $118,744
Traffic and Transport $57,000 $200,000 $121,924
Water & Waste $50,000 $220,000 $106,357


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.