The average salary for a Senior Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Canada is C$100,718.
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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 Project Management and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Autodesk AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Electrical Engineer
A mid-career Senior Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$95,906 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Senior Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$100,142 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$114,534.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Electrical Engineer in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 25.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (9.2% more) and Burnaby, British Columbia (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (15.6% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (6.2% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.7% less).
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