Electrical Engineer Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer is C$63,492 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Systems Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.
Electrical Engineer Total Pay (?
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C$46,396 - C$89,817
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MEDIAN: C$63,492
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Electrical Engineer Total Pay (?
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C$19.86 - C$51.29
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MEDIAN: C$29.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$33KC$66KC$99K
Salary
C$46,396 - C$89,817  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,752  
Profit Sharing
C$1.02 - C$6,851  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$46,554 - C$96,237  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,069
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$19.86 - C$51.29  
   
Overtime
C$4.93 - C$73.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,752  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1.02 - C$6,851  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$46,554 - C$96,237  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,069
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Electrical Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as an Electrical Engineer?
Electrical Engineer in Saint John:
"Work As An Electrical EIT."
Pros: I like the ability to learn about new things and that the field is growing and will continue to grow and an high rate. That there will always be exciting opportunities with many new discoveries yielding viable employment options everyday.
Cons: I don't like the tediousness of how a lot of engineering companies tend to do their business. I want to be able to work at a place where we come up with exciting ideas that solve legitimate problems, not simple specify what cable runs where because of a certain regulatory requirement.
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

National Average
C$65,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Windows Operating System General Use
0%
Visual Basic (VB)
0%
National Average
C$65,000
Microsoft Excel
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AutoCAD
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%
up arrow 7%
Assembler
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C++
up arrow 9%
C
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 177 votes.
Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%
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