An Electrical Designer in Calgary, Alberta earns an average wage of C$38.45 per hour. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.

C$57,704 - C$149,002
C$58K
C$79K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$79,282
10%
50%
90%
C$30.91 - C$90.61
C$31
C$49
C$91
MEDIAN: C$48.77
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$178K
Salary C$57,704 - C$149,002
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,033
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$62,175 - C$178,450
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data C$0C$90
Hourly Rate C$30.91 - C$90.61
Overtime C$65.37
Annual Data C$0C$178K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,033
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$62,175 - C$178,450
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Electrical Designer

Electrical designers are in charge of creating electrical schematics, layouts, and other grid plans for their organization. They must develop effective, safe electrical diagrams, provide assistance in the installation of equipment and systems, and perform design computations using their engineering skills. Additionally, electrical designers prepare drawing packages that support building code specifications, participate in staff meeting to oversee planning methods, and review project needs to adapt their performance accordingly. Keeping design documentation and using company resources efficiently are essential in this role, as is following strict safety requirements to avoid electrical accidents. Other tasks performed by electrical designers include performing calculations based on sketches to present proposals, coordinating the implementation of design criteria by using engineering techniques and industrial tools, and translating design requirements into specific configurations.

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Electrical Designer Tasks

  • Retrieve and review all customer specification documents, vendor quotes, drawings and diagrams for creating electrical designs for customer.
  • Revise drawings and designs based on change orders and customer requests.
  • Perform calculations in preparation for designing products.
  • Confer with engineers and design staff to interpret design concepts.
  • Review all applicable documentation and company procedural manuals to determine critical attributes of design.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Designer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 5 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$79,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Electrical Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$113,000 based on 6 salaries. An Electrical Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$149,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Designer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Electrical Designer Salaries

▲65%

▲25%

National Average
C$90,000

▼12%

▼29%

Skills That Affect Electrical Designer Salaries

National Average
C$90,000

▼2%

▼4%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 14%