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Electrical Engineer Salary

An Electrical Engineer earns an average salary of C$65,117 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
C$47,852 - C$91,672
(Median)
C$48K
C$65K
C$92K
MEDIAN: C$65,116
10%
50%
90%

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C$19.51 - C$50.77
(Median)
C$20
C$29
C$51
MEDIAN: C$29.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$33KC$66KC$99K
Salary
C$47,852 - C$91,672  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,856  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$8,726  
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$47,358 - C$97,701  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,821
National Hourly Rate 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$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$19.51 - C$50.77  
   
Overtime
C$18.55 - C$73.71  
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.
)
C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,856  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$8,726  
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$47,358 - C$97,701  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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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$66,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries



Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Test Engineering
0%

National Average
C$66,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 10%

Assembler
up arrow 10%

C
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%