Electrical Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer is C$66,657 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$48,570 - C$97,588
(Median)
C$49K
C$67K
C$98K
MEDIAN: C$66,657
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C$19.15 - C$50.67
(Median)
C$19
C$29
C$51
MEDIAN: C$29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$48,570 - C$97,588  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,043  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$9,000  
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$47,146 - C$101,743  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,851
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$19.15 - C$50.67  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.75  
Overtime
C$27.75 - C$72.54  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,043  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$9,000  
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).
)
C$47,146 - C$101,743  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 361
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$67,257

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Electrical Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as an Electrical Engineer at Stantec Consulting Ltd.?

Electrical Engineer in Edmonton:
"Advice."
Pros: Work hard. Demand for the raise you deserve. No regrets. Don't let upper management stunt your growth.
Cons: Upper management was poorly organized. Pyramid scheme. No room for growth. Company has bad reputation with clients. Loss of work. No employee retention. High employee turnover rates. Voice is never heard when there are concerns. Human resource issues.

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$67,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries



System Testing
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
0%

National Average
C$67,000

Test Engineering
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AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

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C++
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 233 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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