Average Early-Career Electrician Hourly Pay in Canada

C$23.81
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C$1,016
Bonus
C$1,171
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Electrician in Canada is C$23.81.
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C$15.09
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C$23.81
90%
C$35.87
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Hourly Rate
C$15 - C$36
Bonus
C$249 - C$5,010
Profit Sharing
C$325 - C$2,100
Total Pay
C$31,505 - C$80,067

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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 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 entry-level Electrician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$17.54 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$31.60 based on 728 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$33.72 based on 727 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 Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (9.1% more) and Toronto, Ontario (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (16.0% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (5.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,937 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.7%
Mid Career
37.6%
Experienced
37.5%
Late Career
21.2%