Electrical Engineer Salary (Canada)

An Electrical Engineer earns an average salary of C$64,090 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Electrical Engineer Salary (?
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C$46,867 - C$90,682
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MEDIAN: C$64,089
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Electrical Engineer Salary (?
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C$19.62 - C$51.23
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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$46,867 - C$90,682  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,771  
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$46,759 - C$96,746  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,789
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$19.62 - C$51.23  
   
Overtime
C$20.55 - C$74.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,771  
   
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$46,759 - C$96,746  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 297
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Pay Difference By Location

Fort McMurray
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Waterloo
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C$66,000
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Saskatoon
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Winnipeg
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Halifax
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Victoria
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Windsor
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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 4%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Visual Basic (VB)
0%
National Average
C$66,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%
up arrow 8%
Assembler
up arrow 8%
C++
up arrow 9%
C
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 191 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
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%