The average rate for an Electrician with Residential skills is C$26.75 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$38,733 - C$90,913
(Median)
C$39K
C$54K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$53,964
10%
50%
90%

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C$15.39 - C$38.56
(Median)
C$15
C$27
C$39
MEDIAN: C$26.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$38,733 - C$90,913  
   
Bonus
C$387.83 - C$2,073  
Profit Sharing
C$3,100  
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$32,478 - C$83,505  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$21C$42C$63
Hourly Rate
C$15.39 - C$38.56  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.50  
Overtime
C$24.35 - C$61.98  
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$387.83 - C$2,073  
   
Profit Sharing
C$3,100  
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$32,478 - C$83,505  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 402
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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$56,520

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 16%


National Average
C$57,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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