The average pay for a Power Engineer in Calgary, Alberta is C$81,826 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$48,462 - C$105,761
C$48K
C$73K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$73,268
10%
50%
90%
C$23.97 - C$60.00
C$24
C$33
C$60
MEDIAN: C$32.89
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$122K
Salary C$48,462 - C$105,761
Bonus C$15.66 - C$20,426
Profit Sharing C$5,000
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$49,408 - C$122,800
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data C$0C$101
Hourly Rate C$23.97 - C$60.00
Overtime C$0.99 - C$102
Annual Data C$0C$122K
Bonus C$15.66 - C$20,426
Profit Sharing C$5,000
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$49,408 - C$122,800
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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

Key Stats for Power Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Power Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Entry-Level
▲3%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$76,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 13%