The average salary for an Electrical Engineer is C$68,022 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

C$49,386 - C$99,217
C$49K
C$68K
C$99K
MEDIAN: C$68,194
10%
50%
90%
C$18.06 - C$46.73
C$18
C$29
C$47
MEDIAN: C$29.47
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$102K
Salary C$49,386 - C$99,217
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,320
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$9,192
Commission C$16,500
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$48,233 - C$102,068
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 7 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,913
Hourly Data C$0C$73
Hourly Rate C$18.06 - C$46.73
Hourly Tips C$0.63
Overtime C$29.65 - C$73.42
Annual Data C$0C$102K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,320
Commission C$16,500
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$9,192
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$48,233 - C$102,068
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 7 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 397

Job Description for Electrical Engineer

Electrical engineers are responsible for implementing and designing components for any device that uses electricity, as well as the devices themselves. Engineers have to focus on the generation of power to the device or product. These devices can include anything that runs on electricity. Electrical engineers also focus on researching, creating, and improving products and devices.

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Electrical Engineer Tasks

  • Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.
  • Apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

Electrical Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$143K

$77,855

The Boeing Company
158 profiles
$78,054

$68,665

Raytheon Co.
94 profiles
$74,460

Black and Veatch
68 profiles
$76,750

$87,155

$75,490

BAE Systems Inc.
59 profiles
$71,098

$73,996

$83,178

Common Career Paths for Electrical Engineer


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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 776 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$78,000 based on 388 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$90,000 based on 213 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$99,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$68,359

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

Electrical Engineer Reviews

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

Electrical Engineer in Saint John:
"Work As An Electrical EIT."
Pros: I like the ability to learn about new things and that the field is growing and will continue to grow and an high rate. That there will always be exciting opportunities with many new discoveries yielding viable employment options everyday.
Cons: I don't like the tediousness of how a lot of engineering companies tend to do their business. I want to be able to work at a place where we come up with exciting ideas that solve legitimate problems, not simple specify what cable runs where because of a certain regulatory requirement.

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Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 227 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

▲44%

▲32%

▲14%

National Average
C$68,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 227 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%