The average salary for an Engineering Technician is C$51,896 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$39,209 - C$78,255
C$39K
C$52K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$52,043
10%
50%
90%
C$15.52 - C$35.71
C$16
C$21
C$36
MEDIAN: C$21.33
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$80K
Salary C$39,209 - C$78,255
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,109
Profit Sharing C$199 - C$9,787
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$37,456 - C$80,575
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 241
Hourly Data C$0C$55
Hourly Rate C$15.52 - C$35.71
Hourly Tips C$0.03
Overtime C$1.56 - C$55.55
Annual Data C$0C$80K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,109
Profit Sharing C$199 - C$9,787
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$37,456 - C$80,575
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 196

Job Description for Engineering Technician

An engineering technician's primary task is assisting engineers or scientists, with specific duties usually depending on the technician's field of specialization. Engineering technicians primarily play three roles: support, diagnostics, and maintenance. However, the actual requirements and duties vary widely and include creative tasks such as aiding in product or tool design. Other duties may include maintaining assembly or manufacturing systems, assessing and controlling production quality, diagnosing flaws, and conducting repairs.

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Engineering Technician Tasks

  • Maintain equipment, including ordering parts and directing or performing preventative and repair maintenance as needed.
  • Maintain logs and write reports of activity results and equipment maintenance.
  • Create and review technical drawings, blueprints, schematics or specifications.
  • Operate instruments, track test results, and troubleshoot when problems arise.

Engineering Technician Pay By Employer

$0$96K

Tesla Motors
17 profiles
$59,974

$68,371

$30,432

BAE Systems Inc.
12 profiles
$47,565

$58,500

$52,806

Black and Veatch
11 profiles
$42,297

$65,372

Ncdot
9 profiles
$41,768

$41,717

Common Career Paths for Engineering Technician


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Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Technician

Pay by Experience for an Engineering Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Engineering Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 109 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Engineering Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Engineering Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 43 salaries. An Engineering Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$76,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,333

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Engineering Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Engineering Technician?

Engineering Technician in Vancouver:
Pros: Stability, work flexibility.
Cons: Hard to get a raise.

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Key Stats for Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$51,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Engineering Technician Salaries

Project Management
▲17%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲8%

National Average
C$51,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼2%

Engineering Design
▼3%

Data Analysis
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%