The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer is C$60,449 per year.

C$47,524 - C$80,395
C$48K
C$61K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$60,622
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C$16.83 - C$38.54
C$17
C$26
C$39
MEDIAN: C$26.35
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Salary
C$47,524 - C$80,395  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,809  
Profit Sharing
C$97.87 - C$7,149  
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$44,000 - C$82,186  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 606
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$16.83 - C$38.54  
   
Overtime
C$27.62 - C$55.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,809  
   
Profit Sharing
C$97.87 - C$7,149  
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$44,000 - C$82,186  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$60,784

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Electrical Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Electrical Engineer in Sault Ste. Marie:
"Electrical code book."
Lots to know. Spend a small amount of time each day learning more about your field. Soon you will be the expert in that area and will be valued.

Electrical Engineer in Edmonton:
"Work hard play hard."
Work hard. Everyone starts somewhere, make sure to keep up with the market. Always look to advance your career. Don't be afraid to take chances. No regrets.

Electrical Engineer in Calgary:
"Sweat the Small Stuff."
Don't make a big deal about the little things, but grind them out so that others (particularly your boss) doesn't have to worry about it. By "grind it out", I mean automate where possible. Create efficiencies so that your boss can focus on higher level activities. Once they see that you have owned your space they will want that same level of grit on higher level activities. PEOPLE APPRECIATE THOSE WHO SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF FOR THEM! There is little risk, if you screw up then it's just the small stuff. But, if you seriously own it then you have shown value.

Electrical Engineer in Toronto:
"The Job Requirements And Description In More Detail."
Do what you love. Everything will workout in the end.

Electrical Engineer in Burlington:
Pay attention to those with experience. Not just engineers, but maintenance staff and trades.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries



AutoCAD
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Engineering Design
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
C$61,000





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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 15%
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