The average salary for a Senior Electrical Engineer in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$97,445.
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Job Description for Senior Electrical Engineer
Senior electrical engineers design, develop, implement, and test new electrical equipment and machinery, such as electric cars and electrical appliances. They may also be involved in customizing existing equipment or machinery. They can be found in a range of industries and businesses, such as manufacturing, power generation, and building maintenance. Senior electrical engineers may prepare detailed drawings and system specifications. They coordinate design with other systems, such as control…Read more
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Popular Skills for Senior Electrical Engineer
Skills in Microsoft Office, Project Management and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Electrical Engineer
An experienced Senior Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$100,184 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$101,002.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Electrical Engineer in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 24.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (12.9% more) and Burnaby, British Columbia (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (10.3% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (2.5% less).
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