An Electrician in Edmonton, Alberta earns an average wage of C$34.37 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$35,235 - C$102,129
C$35K
C$73K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$72,617
10%
50%
90%
C$19.16 - C$43.58
C$19
C$34
C$44
MEDIAN: C$33.97
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$102K
Salary C$35,235 - C$102,129
Bonus C$992
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$40,032 - C$100,080
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data C$0C$67
Hourly Rate C$19.16 - C$43.58
Overtime C$29.93 - C$67.15
Annual Data C$0C$100K
Bonus C$992
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$40,032 - C$100,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 142

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.

Electrician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$81,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 20 salaries. An Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$82,000 based on 7 salaries.

Electrician Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Edmonton?

Electrician in Edmonton:
Pros: There is always something to do, and people who need their electrical fixed.
Cons: It's bloody cold in the winter and people pinch up their wallets near Christmas. Our work load is very much in tune to the rise and fall of oil and gas prices.

Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▲8%

National Average
C$73,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries



National Average
C$73,000

▼6%

▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 23%