Employment Snapshot of Electricians

Employment Snapshot
169,000 in 2020 Growth to 187,400 in 2025
Strong Future Demand
Size: This is a very large occupation.
Location: Electricians work in many regions of Australia.
Industries: Most work in Construction; Manufacturing; and Mining.
Earnings: Full-time workers on an adult wage earn around $1,823 per week (very high compared to the average of $1,460). Earnings tend to be lower when starting out and higher as experience grows.
Full-time: Most work full-time (90%, much higher than the average of 66%).
Hours: Full-time workers spend around 45 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
Age: The average age is 34 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
Gender: 2% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

Source joboutlook.gov.au


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