Average Electrician Hourly Pay in Vancouver, British Columbia

C$28.35
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C$1,750
Bonus
C$2,000
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The average hourly pay for an Electrician in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$28.35.
10%
C$15.26
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C$28.35
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C$38.04
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MEDIAN C$28.35
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Hourly Rate
C$15 - C$38
Bonus
C$201 - C$9,933
Profit Sharing
C$900 - C$7,500
Total Pay
C$32,485 - C$82,342

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Electrician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Electrician
Electrician Journeyman
Electrical Foreman
Master Electrician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Electrician

Skills in 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 and Commercial.

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$17.31 based on 8 salaries. An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$22.30 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$30.89 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$34.57 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$35.
Employees with Electrician in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 20.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (19.8% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (17.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 203 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
38.9%
Mid Career
28.1%
Experienced
20.2%
Late Career
8.9%