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Average Electrical and Electronics Engineer’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 2133.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: electrical engineer, electronics engineer, television systems engineer and instrumentation and control engineer.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $50.24 per hour and the lowest average wages are earned in Saskatoon / Biggar, Saskatchewan at $34.50 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $70,000 – $90,000.
Government data indicates that the number of job seekers will be balanced with job vacancies in this profession for the near future. The majority of job vacancies will come from retirements.
Average Hourly Wages for Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||28.85||50.24||87.53||2015|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||28.85||44.85||70.00||2015|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||22.44||40.00||59.49||2014|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||18.75||40.87||60.90||2014|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||21.19||36.54||56.41||2014|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||28.21||40.87||46.15||2014|
|Toronto – Ontario(1)||21.15||37.98||60.00||2014|
|Ottawa – Ontario||30.004||42.74||60.00||2014|
|London – Ontario||21.15||37.98||60.00||2014|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||25.48||38.46||63.46||2014|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec||22.00||35.58||49.45||2014|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||22.12||34.50||50.21||2014|
The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes electrical and electronics engineers, is $38.46. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,500, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $78,000.
There are over 30,000 electrical and electronics engineers working in Canada.
Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.