Electrician Salary

The average rate for an Electrician is C$28.91 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Industrial, High Voltage, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, and Project Management.

C$32,564 - C$99,609
(Median)
C$33K
C$61K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$60,530
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C$16.41 - C$39.98
(Median)
C$16
C$29
C$40
MEDIAN: C$28.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$34KC$68KC$102K
Salary
C$32,564 - C$99,609  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,106  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$9,787  
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$34,419 - C$90,939  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 373
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$24C$48C$72
Hourly Rate
C$16.41 - C$39.98  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.36  
Overtime
C$26.55 - C$70.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,106  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$9,787  
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$34,419 - C$90,939  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,784
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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$61,614

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Electrician Reviews

What is it like working as an Electrician?

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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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries




National Average
C$62,000


Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries


High Voltage
up arrow 35%


Project Management
up arrow 11%


Electrician
up arrow 7%

Commercial
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$62,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 206 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
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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