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$31.46 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$53,345 - C$119,642
C$53K
C$76K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$76,053
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C$20.51 - C$40.71
C$21
C$32
C$41
MEDIAN: C$31.72
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$53,345 - C$119,642  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,933  
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$46,205 - C$98,240  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$24C$48C$72
Hourly Rate
C$20.51 - C$40.71  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.84  
Overtime
C$33.66 - C$71.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$46,205 - C$98,240  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209

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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 $58,000 based on 59 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 $72,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 82 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 $71,000 based on 56 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$69,535

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Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲4%

▲3%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
C$70,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 16%
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