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Electrical Engineer Average Salary in Indonesia 2019

How much money does an Electrical Engineer make in Indonesia?

15,978,155 IDR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as an Electrical Engineer in Indonesia typically earns around 15,978,155 IDR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Electrical Engineer salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Electrical Engineer Salary Distribution in Indonesia

Median and salary distribution monthly Indonesia Electrical Engineer

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Electrical Engineer salaries in Indonesia range between 7,190,170 IDR per month (minimum salary) to 23,967,232 IDR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 15,978,155 IDR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 15,978,155 IDR while the other half are earning more than 15,978,155 IDR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 10,425,746 IDR while 75% of them are earning more than 10,425,746 IDR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 19,972,694 IDR while 25% are earning more than 19,972,694 IDR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
8,783,991 IDR
2 - 5 Years    +35%  
11,887,747 IDR
5 - 10 Years    +20%  
14,236,536 IDR
10 - 15 Years    +16%  
16,585,325 IDR
15 - 20 Years    +14%  
18,934,113 IDR
20+ Years    +19%  
22,625,067 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Electrical Engineer salaries by experience level. An Electrical Engineer with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 8,783,991 IDR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 11,887,747 IDR per month, 35% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 14,236,536 IDR per month, 20% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Electrical Engineer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 16,585,325 IDR per month, 16% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 18,934,113 IDR per month, 14% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 22,625,067 IDR per month, 19% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Indonesia Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
11,971,633 IDR
Bachelor's Degree    +37%  
16,417,554 IDR
Master's Degree    +28%  
21,031,246 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Electrical Engineer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of an Electrical Engineer is 11,971,633 IDR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 16,417,554 IDR per month, 37% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 21,031,246 IDR per month, 28% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Indonesia Electrical Engineer


Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
15,019,466 IDR
Male    +12%  
16,856,953 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Electrical Engineer employees in Indonesia earn 12% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Indonesia Electrical Engineer

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
14,220,558 IDR
Public Sector    +24%  
17,655,861 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Electrical Engineer employees in Indonesia earn 24% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Indonesia Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Salary Trend and Forecast in Indonesia

How are Electrical Engineer salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Indonesia Electrical Engineer
Average Salary 2016    =  
14,839,339 IDR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
15,388,395 IDR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
15,773,105 IDR
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
15,978,155 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Electrical Engineer salaries in Indonesia are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Electrical Engineer Average Hourly Wage in Indonesia

92,182 IDR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Indonesia for Electrical Engineer is 92,182 IDR. This means that the average Electrical Engineer in Indonesia earns approximatly 92,182 IDR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Electrical Engineer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Electrical Engineer and Engineering monthly IndonesiaWe compared Indonesia salaries for Electrical Engineer, Engineering, and All Jobs and we found that Electrical Engineer salaries are 14% more than those of Engineering. We also found out that Engineering salaries are 11% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Acoustics Engineer14,953,095 IDR-6%
Assembly Engineering Technician13,031,506 IDR-18%
Assistant Chief Engineer15,898,977 IDR-0%
Associate Engineer14,224,865 IDR-11%
Autocad Operator11,809,726 IDR-26%
Automation Engineer16,214,259 IDR+1%
Avionic System Support Engineer14,027,137 IDR-12%
Biochemical Engineer15,933,881 IDR-0%
BMS Engineer16,030,503 IDR+0%
Bridge and Lock Tender14,182,233 IDR-11%
Broadcast Engineer17,168,264 IDR+7%
CAD Design Engineer13,642,228 IDR-15%
CAD Designer11,315,201 IDR-29%
CAE Engineer13,713,282 IDR-14%
Ceramics Engineer14,487,376 IDR-9%
Civil Engineer14,705,214 IDR-8%
Commissioning Engineer15,246,061 IDR-5%
Communications Engineer16,123,075 IDR+1%
Condition Monitoring Engineer13,044,499 IDR-18%
Contract Associate Engineer15,135,633 IDR-5%
Control Systems Engineer15,104,759 IDR-5%
Controls Engineer14,982,946 IDR-6%
Controls Software Engineer14,715,979 IDR-8%
Corrosion Engineer14,050,471 IDR-12%
Design Engineer15,946,484 IDR-0%
Drafter11,182,394 IDR-30%
Drafting Manager16,790,036 IDR+5%
Drilling Engineer14,324,340 IDR-10%
Electrical Draughtsman9,711,678 IDR-39%
Electrical Engineer15,978,155 IDR=
Electrical Engineering Manager18,658,835 IDR+17%
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist15,592,789 IDR-2%
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler13,462,116 IDR-16%
Energy Engineer17,262,841 IDR+8%
Engine Assembler10,281,814 IDR-36%
Engineer14,778,301 IDR-8%
Engineering Account Manager13,528,543 IDR-15%
Engineering Chief Designer15,439,743 IDR-3%
Engineering Consultant16,644,470 IDR+4%
Engineering Key Account Manager17,855,287 IDR+12%
Engineering Lab Technician12,563,710 IDR-21%
Engineering Planning Manager17,869,904 IDR+12%
Engineering Production Manager18,049,190 IDR+13%
Engineering Project Analyst15,704,686 IDR-2%
Engineering Project Coordinator 13,824,272 IDR-13%
Engineering Project Director18,030,716 IDR+13%
Engineering Project Manager18,600,780 IDR+16%
Engineering Research and Development Manager17,400,541 IDR+9%
Engineering Safety Coordinator12,966,544 IDR-19%
Engineering Sales Manager18,728,683 IDR+17%
Engineering Technician13,640,572 IDR-15%
Engineering Technologist12,890,206 IDR-19%
Environmental Engineer15,613,926 IDR-2%
Equipment Engineer14,395,393 IDR-10%
Equipment Engineering Manager17,497,552 IDR+10%
Estimator14,271,147 IDR-11%
Fabrication Specialist12,424,466 IDR-22%
Fabricator10,831,574 IDR-32%
Facade Engineer15,251,989 IDR-5%
Fiber Analyst12,169,076 IDR-24%
Field Engineer14,423,814 IDR-10%
Field Engineering Manager18,977,599 IDR+19%
Fire Engineer15,867,927 IDR-1%
Fitter and Turner8,249,946 IDR-48%
Forestry Strategic Planner17,424,504 IDR+9%
Generation Engineer18,049,743 IDR+13%
Genetic Engineer17,559,282 IDR+10%
Geological Engineer17,667,695 IDR+11%
Geotechnical Engineer16,929,903 IDR+6%
Heavy Equipment Mechanic11,409,397 IDR-29%
Highway Engineer13,846,420 IDR-13%
HSE Professional13,764,652 IDR-14%
HVAC Engineer15,515,876 IDR-3%
HVAC Supervisor13,930,486 IDR-13%
Industrial Engineer14,494,868 IDR-9%
Industrial Engineering Technologist13,997,495 IDR-12%
Instrument Engineer16,444,697 IDR+3%
Instrumentation and Control Engineer15,439,743 IDR-3%
Instrumentation Engineer15,772,292 IDR-1%
Instrumentation Manager17,851,632 IDR+12%
Irrigation Engineer14,509,078 IDR-9%
Licensed Aircraft Engineer14,800,227 IDR-7%
Locomotive Engineer15,063,988 IDR-6%
Maintenance Engineer14,316,631 IDR-10%
Maintenance Fitter9,647,556 IDR-40%
Maintenance Manager17,216,165 IDR+8%
Manufacturing Engineer16,406,713 IDR+3%
Marine Engineer13,928,030 IDR-13%
Materials Engineer14,565,921 IDR-9%
Materials Researcher15,428,405 IDR-3%
Materials Technician14,423,814 IDR-10%
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer16,908,430 IDR+6%
Mechanical Design Engineer15,598,100 IDR-2%
Mechanical Designer13,612,949 IDR-15%
Mechanical Engineer16,247,361 IDR+2%
Mechanical Engineering Manager18,972,895 IDR+19%
Mechanical Inspector14,468,461 IDR-9%
Mechatronics Engineer13,699,071 IDR-14%
Mining Engineer13,261,552 IDR-17%
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer17,129,666 IDR+7%
Optical Engineer14,054,749 IDR-12%
Optical Instrument Assembler12,618,752 IDR-21%
PCB Assembler10,081,245 IDR-37%
Photonics Engineer16,843,460 IDR+5%
Photonics Technician13,698,667 IDR-14%
Pipeline Engineer13,798,546 IDR-14%
Piping Designer12,235,644 IDR-23%
Piping Engineer13,826,967 IDR-13%
Planning Engineer14,040,127 IDR-12%
Pressure Vessel Inspector9,286,990 IDR-42%
Principal Cost Engineer16,518,611 IDR+3%
Principal Engineer16,242,488 IDR+2%
Principal Support Engineer14,224,865 IDR-11%
Process Engineer14,847,759 IDR-7%
Process Operator12,839,873 IDR-20%
Product Development Engineer16,326,539 IDR+2%
Product Development Technician13,213,402 IDR-17%
Product Engineer14,665,395 IDR-8%
Product Safety Engineer13,853,103 IDR-13%
Production Engineer15,243,635 IDR-5%
Project Engineer15,729,048 IDR-2%
Proposal Manager17,031,641 IDR+7%
Purchasing Engineer15,202,209 IDR-5%
Quality Assurance Engineer14,693,817 IDR-8%
Rail Engineer14,708,027 IDR-8%
Robotics Engineer17,376,761 IDR+9%
Robotics Technician14,324,340 IDR-10%
Safety Engineer14,512,750 IDR-9%
Safety Inspector13,764,652 IDR-14%
Safety Manager15,446,606 IDR-3%
Safety Officer12,588,111 IDR-21%
Sales Engineer13,826,967 IDR-13%
Scheduling Engineer13,378,675 IDR-16%
Service Engineer15,508,594 IDR-3%
Solar Engineer15,835,634 IDR-1%
Staff Engineer14,423,814 IDR-10%
Static Equipment Engineer13,916,687 IDR-13%
Stationary Engineer14,050,444 IDR-12%
Stress Engineer13,996,038 IDR-12%
Structural Analysis Engineer15,475,093 IDR-3%
Structural Designer12,590,104 IDR-21%
Structural Engineer15,698,595 IDR-2%
Structural Technician12,990,931 IDR-19%
Supply Chain Specialist15,592,789 IDR-2%
Surveyor10,785,719 IDR-32%
Technical Affairs Officer11,871,237 IDR-26%
Technical Assistant12,309,165 IDR-23%
Technical Engineer12,708,879 IDR-20%
Technical Support Engineer13,249,963 IDR-17%
Tender Engineer13,640,572 IDR-15%
Test Development Engineer14,818,928 IDR-7%
Transportation Engineer15,580,264 IDR-2%
Validation Engineer13,699,071 IDR-14%
Verification Engineer13,336,825 IDR-17%
Wastewater Engineer13,630,218 IDR-15%
Wind Energy Engineer15,320,757 IDR-4%
Wind Energy Operations Manager17,726,353 IDR+11%
Work Planner11,489,135 IDR-28%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bandung16,651,486 IDR
Jakarta16,966,299 IDR
Makasar15,627,871 IDR
Malang14,959,924 IDR
Medan15,662,076 IDR
Palembang15,993,991 IDR
Semarang15,037,835 IDR
Surabaya17,666,867 IDR
Surakarta14,903,866 IDR
Tangerang15,942,366 IDR
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