C$79,733
Avg. Salary
C$30.57
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$4,896

Bonus

C$4,839

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Power Engineer is C$30.57 per hour.

The average pay for a Power Engineer is C$79,733 per year.

10%
C$20.70
10%
C$30.57
50%
C$50.55
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$30.57
10%
C$51k
10%
C$80k
50%
C$134k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$79,733
C$50,917 - C$134,026
C$51K
C$80K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$79,733
10%
50%
90%
C$20.70 - C$50.55
C$21
C$31
C$51
MEDIAN: C$30.57
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$134K
Salary C$50,917 - C$134,026
Bonus C$412 - C$16,871
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$48,047
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$46,235 - C$126,467
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 241
Hourly Data C$0C$107
Hourly Rate C$20.70 - C$50.55
Overtime C$30.06 - C$108
Annual Data C$0C$126K
Bonus C$412 - C$16,871
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$48,047
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$46,235 - C$126,467
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 394

Job Description for Power Engineer

Power engineers are in charge of making sure that the electrical operations are running effectively and efficiently for their organization. They ensure electricity is properly generated and delivered in a steady, safe manner. A passion for innovation is important in this job, as some power engineers are required to develop solutions for more efficient electricity delivery. Power engineers need experience with electrical testing systems, and they must continuously carry out tests to make sure that operations are running smoothly and safely. They also need to conduct analyses of why failures occurred, determine how to fix them, and develop effective prevention methods as necessary.

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Power Engineer Tasks
  • Conceive, direct, implement, and evaluate efficiency of power systems.
  • Work with manufacturing engineering on release and documentation of new hardware, test equipment, and assembly fixtures.
  • Develop methods of integrating renewable power technology.
  • Ensure safe operation of power grids, pumps, generators, motors, boilers, turbines, and heat exchangers etc.

Power Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Power Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Power Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Power Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 205 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Power Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$76,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Power Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$86,000 based on 79 salaries. A Power Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$86,000 based on 67 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

12%

10%

1%

-16%

-21%

National Average: C$72,336

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

Power Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Power Engineer?

Power Engineer in St. Albert:
"Building Operartor."
Pros: Trusted to manage my time and do my job, I like the support I have access to if I have questions.
Cons: I would like more money, hopefully that will come with time.

Power Engineer in Winnipeg:
"Physically respond to challenges in Plant Maintenance."
Have a strong mechanical background and be prepared to work shift work, and both in a team environment or alone.

Power Engineer in Halifax:
"Diploma."
Add diploma to highest Education achieved. A two year program at a collage earns a diploma. A one year earns a certificate.

Power Engineer in Edmonton:
"Competitive Wages."
Understanding how the building is ran, eg. Different equipment knowledge, and knowing what you're worth in the power engineering sector.

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Key Stats for Power Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Power Engineer Salaries

▲19%

▲19%

▲5%

National Average
C$72,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Power Engineer Salaries


National Average
C$72,000

Maintenance
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 7%