The average salary for a Power Engineer in Edmonton, Alberta is C$76,189 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$48,163 - C$140,789
C$48K
C$78K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$78,221
10%
50%
90%
C$19.93 - C$63.62
C$20
C$34
C$64
MEDIAN: C$34.39
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$140K
Salary C$48,163 - C$140,789
Bonus C$0.00 - C$29,590
Profit Sharing C$6,750
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$42,572 - C$139,496
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data C$0C$112
Hourly Rate C$19.93 - C$63.62
Overtime C$44.04 - C$112
Annual Data C$0C$139K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$29,590
Profit Sharing C$6,750
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$42,572 - C$139,496
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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.

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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$80,000 based on 15 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$82,000 based on 12 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$88,000 based on 10 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$88,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Power Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Power Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Entry-Level
▲2%

National Average
C$78,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 3%