The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer is C$60,714 per year.

C$47,325 - C$80,803
C$47K
C$61K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$60,940
10%
50%
90%
C$17.11 - C$39.19
C$17
C$26
C$39
MEDIAN: C$26.18
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$83K
Salary C$47,325 - C$80,803
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,817
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,787
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$44,070 - C$83,012
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,230
Hourly Data C$0C$53
Hourly Rate C$17.11 - C$39.19
Hourly Tips C$0.63
Overtime C$25.22 - C$53.89
Annual Data C$0C$83K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,817
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,787
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$44,070 - C$83,012
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 305

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$61,200

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

Electrical Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Electrical Engineer in Sault Ste. Marie:
"Electrical code book."
Lots to know. Spend a small amount of time each day learning more about your field. Soon you will be the expert in that area and will be valued.

Electrical Engineer in Edmonton:
"Work hard play hard."
Work hard. Everyone starts somewhere, make sure to keep up with the market. Always look to advance your career. Don't be afraid to take chances. No regrets.

Electrical Engineer in Toronto:
"The Job Requirements And Description In More Detail."
Do what you love. Everything will workout in the end.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 132 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries





Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
C$61,000

AutoCAD
▼1%

Engineering Design
▼1%


▼4%

C++
▼6%




C
▼8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%