Average Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Hourly Pay in Canada

C$32.51
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C$2,043
Bonus
C$1,965
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The average hourly pay for an Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills in Canada is C$32.51.
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C$20.83
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C$32.51
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C$41.74
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Hourly Rate
C$21 - C$42
Bonus
C$503 - C$6,953
Profit Sharing
C$1,214 - C$8,242
Total Pay
C$47,207 - C$97,994

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Job Description for Electrician

Electrician Tasks
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all power generation and distribution equipment.
  • Study and understand electrical schematics.
  • Assist in performing and interpreting power calculations, power factor, insulation tests and positive relay tests as required.
  • Perform daily inspections and maintenance on electrical equipment.

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Popular Skills for Electrician

Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance, Residential, Troubleshooting and Commercial.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$27.11 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$32.49 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$34.76 based on 148 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$34.
Employees with Electrician in their job title in Fort McMurray, Alberta earn an average of 34.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (19.8% more) and Calgary, Alberta (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (8.2% less) and Toronto, Ontario (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 385 survey responses.
Early Career
15.1%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
38.4%
Late Career
22.6%