The average salary for an Electrical Engineer is C$66,835 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$49,181 - C$99,457
C$49K
C$67K
C$99K
MEDIAN: C$67,208
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50%
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C$17.70 - C$42.10
C$18
C$28
C$42
MEDIAN: C$28.41
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$49,181 - C$99,457  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$11,562  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$8,808  
Total Pay (?
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C$48,060 - C$101,428  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 979
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$17.70 - C$42.10  
   
Overtime
C$30.38 - C$65.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$11,562  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$8,808  
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$48,060 - C$101,428  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 204

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 724 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 346 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 183 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 66 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$67,052

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Electrical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrical Engineer?

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.

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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Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲43%

▲32%

▲16%

National Average
C$67,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 14%
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