The average rate for an Electrician is C$29.47 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Construction Estimating, Plant Maintenance, Industrial, High Voltage, and FIRE ALARM.

C$33,210 - C$102,109
C$33K
C$61K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$61,076
10%
50%
90%
C$16.81 - C$40.63
C$17
C$30
C$41
MEDIAN: C$29.61
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$102K
Salary C$33,210 - C$102,109
Bonus C$391.49 - C$7,946
Profit Sharing C$600 - C$9,826
Commission C$0.00
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$35,427 - C$91,738
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 251
Hourly Data C$0C$73
Hourly Rate C$16.81 - C$40.63
Hourly Tips C$0.86
Overtime C$29.16 - C$73.65
Annual Data C$0C$91K
Bonus C$391.49 - C$7,946
Commission C$0.00
Profit Sharing C$600 - C$9,826
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$35,427 - C$91,738
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,422

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 729 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 636 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 440 salaries. An Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 247 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$62,595

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Q: What is it like working as an Electrician?

Electrician in Moncton:
"Over ten years residential work."
Pros: Hands on skills. Change in locations. Panels.
Cons: Motor controls.

Electrician in Prince George:
"Variety of experience."
Pros: I get to work in new places all the time, I gain experience through new jobs, work with people, work with my hands, physical job, mental aspect is refreshing.
Cons: Underpaid, can be dirty, attic crawling, crawl-spaces, sometimes monotonous if on same type of job continuously.

Electrician in Calgary:
"I love my job."
Pros: I love how u get to learn so much and get to working with so many other different trades.
Cons: I don't like how sometimes we have to pull and terminate dada cables like cat 6.

Electrician in Kitchener:
"work flexibility,corporate "
Pros: creation,alot of varaities and flexability.
Cons: management,long working hours and payment.

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Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲14%

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
C$63,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Construction Estimating
▲57%

Plant Maintenance
▲42%

▲36%

High Voltage
▲33%

FIRE ALARM
▲30%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲20%


Project Management
▲9%


National Average
C$63,000

Commercial
▼1%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼1%

Electrician
▼4%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 31%
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