The average hourly pay for an Electrician in Ottawa, Ontario is C$31.22.
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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. Electricians …Read more
- 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
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Skills in Commercial, Troubleshooting, Maintenance and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential.
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$20.00 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$34.16 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$34.13 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$33.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Electrician in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (9.5% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (8.9% less), London, Ontario (6.5% less) and Victoria, British Columbia (5.8% less).
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