Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary (Canada)

The average wage for an Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is C$31.34 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$46,187 - C$115,670
(Median)
C$46K
C$72K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$72,362
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C$20.31 - C$40.73
(Median)
C$20
C$31
C$41
MEDIAN: C$31.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$46,187 - C$115,670  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,933  
Profit Sharing
C$4,500  
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$44,755 - C$98,118  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$26C$52C$78
Hourly Rate
C$20.31 - C$40.73  
   
Overtime
C$34.81 - C$75.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
C$4,500  
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$44,755 - C$98,118  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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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$69,419

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
C$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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