An Apprentice Electrician earns an average wage of C$16.74 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

C$28,234 - C$68,840
C$28K
C$40K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$40,337
10%
50%
90%
C$12.29 - C$24.85
C$12
C$17
C$25
MEDIAN: C$16.64
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$68K
Salary C$28,234 - C$68,840
Bonus C$400 - C$3,750
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$25,847 - C$54,537
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data C$0C$42
Hourly Rate C$12.29 - C$24.85
Hourly Tips C$0.91
Overtime C$20.16 - C$42.37
Annual Data C$0C$54K
Bonus C$400 - C$3,750
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$25,847 - C$54,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 629

Job Description for Apprentice Electrician

An apprentice electrician will work with a licensed electrician and will perform any duties that are instructed. The apprentice will help the licensed electrician to install and maintain electrical systems. When repairs are needed, the apprentice will carry these out. The electrician will install wiring and will measure, cut, and manipulate the wiring to fit a certain context, such as receptacles, switches, transformers, or distribution boxes.

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Apprentice Electrician Tasks

  • Assist in wire pulls.
  • Handle and install materials under supervision of an assigned electrician.
  • Accurately identify colors of wire and conductors.
  • Mount and install assigned work, conduit, wires and strapping.
  • Keep all materials, tools and equipment, in an orderly fashion and maintain a clean work area at all times.

Common Career Paths for Apprentice Electrician


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Apprentice Electrician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$35,580

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Apprentice Electrician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Apprentice Electrician?

Apprentice Electrician in Hamilton:
"Awesome."
Pros: Everything. The co workers, the boss. Doing the job and learning new stuff.
Cons: Nothing.

Apprentice Electrician in Fort McMurray:
"Solely a learning position."
Pros: Willing to train an apprentice from minimal experience.
Cons: No benefits or incentives for growing.

Apprentice Electrician in Ottawa:
"Terrable safety."
Pros: Money.
Cons: Terrible safety.

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Key Stats for Apprentice Electrician

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Apprentice Electrician Salaries

▲17%

National Average
C$36,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Apprentice Electrician Salaries

National Average
C$36,000


▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 55%