2021 Salary Guide: Energy

April 24, 2021

Salary Guide

Want to advance your career in Energy?

Here are their salaries for each state:

All salary numbers are in ‘000

TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION/ GENERATIONDesign Engineer*Senior Design
Engineer*
Principal Design
Engineer
Engineering
Manager
Design Manager
NSW – Sydney
77 – 110

112 – 150

143 – 180

163 – 240

133 – 180
VIC – Melbourne
80 – 112

105 – 145

150 – 200

143 – 184

130 – 180
QLD – Brisbane
87 – 115

115 – 155

155 – 190

155 – 205

125 – 170
WA – Perth
80 – 100

110 – 150

140 – 170

160 – 200

140 – 160
SA – Adelaide
82 – 112

102 – 143

143 – 163

153 – 194

133 – 163
NT – Darwin
87 – 117

117 – 153

122 – 173

148 – 194

133 – 173
TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION/ GENERATIONDesign Drafter
Senior Design
Drafter
Project Engineer
(EPCM)
Senior Project
Engineer (EPCM)
NSW – Sydney
66 – 87

77 – 120

87 – 130

133 – 170
VIC – Melbourne
61 – 92

71 – 112

92 – 130

133 – 173
QLD – Brisbane
66 – 90

90 – 115

95 – 150

148 – 180
WA – Perth
70 – 85

80 – 90

110 – 140

140 – 180
SA – Adelaide
56 – 82

82 – 97

82 – 122

133 – 153
NT – Darwin
66 – 87

82 – 112

117 – 143

128 – 173
TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION/ GENERATIONPower Systems
Engineer
Protection
Engineer
Transmission Line
Design Engineer
Project
Manager
NSW – Sydney
92 – 150

102 – 140

122 – 200

133 – 190
VIC – Melbourne
92 – 150

77 – 128

102 – 140

122 – 163
QLD – Brisbane
95 – 125

117 – 140

92 – 153

133 – 170
WA – Perth
90 – 130

120 – 140

100 – 140

120 – 160
SA – Adelaide
92 – 122

92 – 128

97 – 143

122 – 153
NT – Darwin
97 – 143

102 – 133

92 – 143

138 – 184
RENEWABLEWind Farm
Engineer
Solar Engineer
Geothermal
Engineer
Technician
Project Manager
NSW – Sydney
102 – 160

92 – 140

82 – 120

66 – 100

133 – 200
VIC – Melbourne
102 – 133

92 – 112

87 – 117

150 – 200

102 – 160
QLD – Brisbane
102 – 150

87 – 130

92 – 138

77 – 102

133 – 184
WA – Perth
100 – 130

100 – 120

105 – 130

85 – 100

140 – 160
SA – Adelaide
102 – 133

102 – 122

92 – 122

71 – 92

112 – 153
NT – Darwin
N/A

107 – 128

97 – 128

77 – 112

N/A
RENEWABLEConstruction
Manager
Project Development
Manager
Project Development
Director
Project Delivery
Director
NSW – Sydney
153 – 230

133 – 184

184 – 224

224 – 350
VIC – Melbourne
173 – 224

150 – 200

220 – 280

306 – 357
QLD – Brisbane
150 – 204

133 – 190

184 – 230

224 – 306
WA – Perth
160 – 200

130 – 160

175 – 220

250 – 300
SA – Adelaide
153 – 204

122 – 153

184 – 224

204 – 255
RENEWABLEPV Designer
Grid Connection
Engineer
Grid Connections
Manager
NSW – Sydney
173 – 220

133 – 170

133 – 153
VIC – Melbourne
100 – 140

143 – 163

184 – 224
QLD – Brisbane
133 – 153

133 – 163

173 – 204
WA – Perth
80 – 110

130 – 160

173 – 204
SA – Adelaide
102 – 122

112 – 133

143 – 184
OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCEControl Room
Operator
Control Room
Manager
Maintenance
Superintendent
Maintenance
Planning/
Scheduler
Operations
Manager
NSW – Sydney
77 – 110

87 – 130

87 – 120

82 – 120

143 – 200
VIC – Melbourne
97 – 117

117 – 143

97 – 112

82 – 107

133 – 173
QLD – Brisbane
82 – 107

102 – 133

122 – 153

112 – 135

162 – 214
WA – Perth
85 – 120

120 – 140

125 – 175

95 – 135

180 – 210
SA – Adelaide
82 – 112

102 – 128

102 – 133

97 – 133

122 – 153
NT – Darwin
87 – 97

97 – 133

112 – 153

102 – 133

163 – 224
OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCEAsset Engineer
(3-7 yrs)*
Leading Hand
Electrician
Mechanical
Fitter
E&I Technician
NSW – Sydney
92 – 130

66 – 100

66 – 100

66 – 90

71 – 110
VIC – Melbourne
87 – 133

92 – 112

92 – 122

61 – 82

82 – 112
QLD – Brisbane
90 – 128

92 – 128

87 – 117

77 – 112

92 – 153
WA – Perth
85 – 130

95 – 120

90 – 110

90 – 110

115 – 140
SA – Adelaide
97 – 122

82 – 102

82 – 102

71 – 97

82 – 102
NT – Darwin
92 – 133

92 – 122

87 – 112

87 – 112

87 – 112
OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCELine Worker
G&B
Linesworker
Switching
Operator
Protection
Technician
Generator
Technician
NSW – Sydney
77 – 120

N/A

66 – 130

71 – 110

71 – 120
VIC – Melbourne
66 – 82

87 – 133

87 – 122

97 – 122

82 – 102
QLD – Brisbane
82 – 112

97 – 138

92 – 128

128 – 168

80 – 135
WA – Perth
75 – 100

85 – 120

95 – 140

90 – 135

90 – 130
SA – Adelaide
71 – 102

87 – 112

87 – 122

112 – 153

87 – 133
NT – Darwin
82 – 122

87 – 122

97 – 143

92 – 138

82 – 122
OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCEDirectional
Driller
Cable Jointer
Cable Layer
Operator/
Maintainer
NSW – Sydney
N/A

77 – 120

66 – 100

77 – 110
VIC – Melbourne
71 – 102

95 – 120

77 – 97

82 – 97
QLD – Brisbane
117 – 148

92 – 117

92 – 112

133 – 158
WA – Perth
65 – 95

80 – 120

70 – 90

130 – 160
SA – Adelaide
133 – 168

82 – 112

87 – 112

122 – 153
NT – Darwin
71 – 102

82 – 122

61 – 87

133 – 168
PROJECT DELIVERYProject Manager
Project Engineer*
Construction
Manager
Site Superintendent
NSW – Sydney
143 – 184

92 – 133

153 – 179

128 – 153
VIC – Melbourne
133 – 163

97 – 133

153 – 184

133 – 153
QLD – Brisbane
128 – 179

97 – 138

148 – 179

102 – 140
WA – Perth
160 – 190

95 – 145

145 – 175

120 – 160
SA – Adelaide
122 – 143

87 – 133

133 – 163

112 – 138
NT – Darwin
143 – 184

112 – 143

163 – 204

102 – 148
PROJECT DELIVERYSite Engineer
Commissioning
Engineer
Commissioning
Manager
NSW – Sydney
71 – 102

112 – 138

143 – 184
VIC – Melbourne
82 – 133

133 – 153

163 – 194
QLD – Brisbane
85 – 122

128 – 168

143 – 179
WA – Perth
100 – 145

130 – 160

140 – 190
SA – Adelaide
77 – 102

122 – 153

153 – 184
NT – Darwin
82 – 122

112 – 163

143 – 173
PROJECT SERVICESEstimator
Senior Estimator
Planner/Scheduler
Planning Manager
NSW – Sydney
112 – 153

153 – 184

87 – 133

133 – 163
VIC – Melbourne
120 – 153

153 – 184

107 – 133

133 – 163
QLD – Brisbane
95 – 150

145 – 190

77 – 128

128 – 163
WA – Perth
100 – 160

120 – 170

95 – 130

125 – 165
SA – Adelaide
102 – 122

122 – 143

112 – 138

128 – 158
NT – Darwin
87 – 122

122 – 163

97 – 133

102 – 153
PROJECT SERVICESContracts
Administrator
Contracts
Manager
OHS Supervisor
OHS Manager
NSW – Sydney
82 – 112

112 – 143

92 – 117

143 – 184
VIC – Melbourne
87 – 107

122 – 153

87 – 122

122 – 153
QLD – Brisbane
90 – 122

122 – 165

97 – 135

128 – 148
WA – Perth
80 – 105

120 – 150

95 – 130

125 – 150
SA – Adelaide
82 – 112

112 – 148

92 – 112

112 – 128
NT – Darwin
92 – 122

122 – 153

102 – 133

102 – 163

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