Average Hardware Engineer Salary in Canada

C$66,313
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,832
Bonus
C$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Hardware Engineer in Canada is C$66,313.
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C$51k
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C$66k
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C$98k
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MEDIAN C$66,313
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Salary
C$51k - C$98k
Bonus
C$2k - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$1k - C$7k
Total Pay
C$50k - C$99k

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Job Description for Hardware Engineer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Hardware Engineer. 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.
Hardware Engineer
Electronics Hardware Design Engineer
Senior Hardware Design Engineer
Electrical Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Hardware Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Board Design / Debug and Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C Programming Language and Test Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Hardware Engineer

An entry-level Hardware Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$54,375 based on 11 salaries. An early career Hardware Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,358 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Hardware Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,506 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Hardware Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$85,521 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$80,000.
Employees with Hardware Engineer in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 31.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (6.5% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (11.6% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (4.6% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 133 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
48.1%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
14.3%
Late Career
10.5%

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