The average pay for an Electrician in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$28.17 per hour. A skill in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$48,605 - C$58,448
C$53K
MEDIAN: C$53,000
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C$18.00 - C$36.71
C$18
C$28
C$37
MEDIAN: C$28.17
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$25KC$50KC$75K
Salary
C$53,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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C$33,503 - C$72,828  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$18.00 - C$36.71  
   
Overtime
C$29.73  
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
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$33,503 - C$72,828  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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 $51,000 based on 13 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 $61,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 6 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 $62,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
C$57,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲16%

Troubleshooting
▲9%

Commercial
▲6%

Residential
▲5%

National Average
C$57,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 36%