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$54,190 - C$116,824
C$54K
C$78K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$77,978
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C$20.01 - C$40.61
C$20
C$31
C$41
MEDIAN: C$31.46
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$54,190 - C$116,824  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,926  
Profit Sharing
C$3,700  
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$44,955 - C$98,151  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$20.01 - C$40.61  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.84  
Overtime
C$33.05 - C$72.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,926  
   
Profit Sharing
C$3,700  
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$44,955 - C$98,151  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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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$69,637

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Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
25%
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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 33 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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