Average Engineering Technician Salary in Canada

C$53,928
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C$1,650
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C$1,021
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The average salary for an Engineering Technician in Canada is C$53,928.
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CA$39k
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CA$54k
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CA$79k
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C$39k - C$79k
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C$248 - C$6k
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C$294 - C$6k
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What Do Engineering Technicians Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Engineering Technicians?

Skills in Engineering Design, Troubleshooting and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Test Engineering and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Technicians?

An entry-level Engineering Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,421 based on 40 salaries. An early career Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,416 based on 216 salaries. A mid-career Engineering Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,982 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Engineering Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,873 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$70,117.
Employees with Engineering Technician in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 25.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (11.5% more) and Montréal, Québec (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (8.1% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 474 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Early Career
45.6%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
15.8%
Late Career
9.1%