An Instrumentation Engineer earns an average salary of C$73,434 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$52,747 - C$122,937
C$53K
C$73K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$73,397
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C$29.82 - C$55.75
C$30
C$37
C$56
MEDIAN: C$37.19
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$52,747 - C$122,937  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$34,765  
Profit Sharing
C$3,250  
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$58,857 - C$126,742  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$29.82 - C$55.75  
   
Overtime
C$68.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$34,765  
   
Profit Sharing
C$3,250  
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$58,857 - C$126,742  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Instrumentation Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrumentation Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrumentation Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Instrumentation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 13 salaries. An Instrumentation Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$74,836

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Instrumentation Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Instrumentation Engineer?

Instrumentation Engineer in Calgary:
"Diverse experience and skill set development."
Pros: You learn a lot about mechanical, electrical, and process design considerations and techniques. There are a lot of times when you have to be able to adapt outside of your comfort zone to solve problems you may not have had classes or experience in. The learning curve is steep but worthwhile.
Cons: Amount of work is very dynamic. Some days are busiest ever, some are much more laid back and you have free time to research and work on smaller projects.

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Key Stats for Instrumentation Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲67%

Experienced
▲42%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$75,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Instrument Control
▲3%

National Average
C$75,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 13%
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