An Electrician in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average wage of C$30.34 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$42,000 - C$85,323
C$42K
C$62K
C$85K
MEDIAN: C$62,168
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50%
90%

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C$15.30 - C$41.75
C$15
C$30
C$42
MEDIAN: C$30.34
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$29KC$58KC$87K
Salary
C$42,000 - C$85,323  
   
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$36,301 - C$86,540  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$28C$56C$84
Hourly Rate
C$15.30 - C$41.75  
   
Overtime
C$52.43  
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$36,301 - C$86,540  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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 $45,000 based on 21 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 $69,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 9 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 $67,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲8%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$63,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲10%

National Average
C$63,000

▼1%

Troubleshooting
▼9%

Residential
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 35%