An Electrician in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average wage of C$31.18 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.

C$44,385 - C$89,203
(Median)
C$44K
C$65K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$64,968
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50%
90%

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C$16.00 - C$42.32
(Median)
C$16
C$31
C$42
MEDIAN: C$31.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$44,385 - C$89,203  
   
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$39,163 - C$89,184  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$28C$56C$84
Hourly Rate
C$16.00 - C$42.32  
   
Overtime
C$68.13  
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
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$39,163 - C$89,184  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
C$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Commercial
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$65,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 18%

Residential
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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