The average rate for an Electrician in Victoria, British Columbia is C$26.06 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$16.83 - C$41.48
C$17
C$29
C$41
MEDIAN: C$29.12
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$16.83 - C$41.48
Overtime C$44.24
Annual Data C$0C$107K
Bonus C$2,250
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$35,792 - C$107,316
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Electrician

Electricians work for a wide variety of companies, perform a multitude of tasks that generally require close attention to detail and good judgment, and have a journeyman electrician's license. These licenses typically require four years of apprentice work. That time includes some classroom instruction and a good deal of actual fieldwork. Certain states and companies may require a master electrician's license, which entails several more years of experience working as a journeyman.

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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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Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲3%

National Average
C$61,000

▼1%

▼36%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

National Average
C$61,000

▼3%

▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 45%