Electrician Salary

The average rate for an Electrician is C$28.55 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Industrial, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, and Project Management.

C$31,643 - C$98,970
(Median)
C$32K
C$60K
C$99K
MEDIAN: C$60,195
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C$16.54 - C$39.76
(Median)
C$17
C$29
C$40
MEDIAN: C$28.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$33KC$66KC$99K
Salary
C$31,643 - C$98,970  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,805  
Profit Sharing
C$493.16 - C$5,474  
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$34,545 - C$90,478  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 315
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$23C$46C$69
Hourly Rate
C$16.54 - C$39.76  
   
Hourly Tips
C$2.18  
Overtime
C$26.33 - C$67.05  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,805  
   
Profit Sharing
C$493.16 - C$5,474  
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$34,545 - C$90,478  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,455
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$61,229

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Electrician Reviews

What is it like working as an Electrician?

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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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries




National Average
C$61,000


Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries



Project Management
up arrow 12%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Commercial
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$61,000


Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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