The average salary for an Electrical Designer is C$56,627.
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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 ada…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Electrical Designer
The top respondents for the job title Electrical Designer are from the companies Stantec Consulting Ltd., Amec Foster Wheeler plc and Mulvey + Banani. Reported salaries are highest at WorleyParsons where the average pay is C$73,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include WSP Global Inc., earning around C$63,000. Stantec Consulting Ltd. pays the lowest at around C$39,440. Amec Foster Wheeler plc also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$55,000.
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Popular Skills for Electrical Designer
Autodesk Revit MEP
Skills in Engineering Design, Microsoft Office and Bentley MicroStation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk Revit MEP and Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Designer
An entry-level Electrical Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,192 based on 81 salaries. An early career Electrical Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,967 based on 208 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,305 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Electrical Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,141 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$79,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Electrical Designer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 22.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (13.4% more) and Montréal, Québec (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (4.8% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (4.8% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.6% less).
Years of Experience
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