The average salary for an Electrical Engineer is C$67,083 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Systems Engineering.

C$49,127 - C$99,120
(Median)
C$49K
C$67K
C$99K
MEDIAN: C$67,083
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C$17.46 - C$43.28
(Median)
C$17
C$27
C$43
MEDIAN: C$27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$49,127 - C$99,120  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$12,097  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$9,851  
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$47,035 - C$101,211  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 961
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$17.46 - C$43.28  
   
Overtime
C$29.75 - C$66.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$12,097  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$9,851  
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).
)
C$47,035 - C$101,211  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$66,408

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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$66,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries



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Microsoft Office
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C$66,000

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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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