The average pay for an Electrical Designer is C$55,384 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microstation and AutoCAD. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$43,767 - C$80,452
C$44K
C$57K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$57,450
10%
50%
90%
C$20.26 - C$66.91
C$20
C$31
C$67
MEDIAN: C$30.81
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$95K
Salary C$43,767 - C$80,452
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,470
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$5,068
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$43,475 - C$95,591
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 256
Hourly Data C$0C$66
Hourly Rate C$20.26 - C$66.91
Overtime C$24.07 - C$62.72
Annual Data C$0C$95K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,470
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$5,068
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$43,475 - C$95,591
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 157

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.

Electrical Designer Pay By Employer

$0$115K

$58,509

Sargent & Lundy
9 profiles
$59,982

$59,824

$59,766

$61,125

$50,868

$114,783

CH2M Hill
4 profiles
$60,410

$87,000

Common Career Paths for Electrical Designer


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Popular Skills for Electrical Designer

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$54,000 based on 115 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$64,000 based on 54 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$71,000 based on 40 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$89,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$60,179

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Key Stats for Electrical Designer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Electrical Designer Salaries

▲47%

▲18%

▲7%

National Average
C$60,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Electrical Designer Salaries

▲13%

▲6%


National Average
C$60,000




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%