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Average Computer Engineer’s Salary — Computer Engineers’ Wages in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Computer Engineers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 2147.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: computer engineer, hardware engineer, network systems engineer and telecommunications systems specialist.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $51.44 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Winnipeg, Manitoba at $34.87 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $70,000 – $90,000.
Employment prospects for computer engineers are good in Canada. Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Computer Engineers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||27.40||51.44||70.45||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||28.85||37.98||61.84||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||25.48||40.50||50.61||2015|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||23.56||34.87||45.50||2013|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||24.04||41.03||47.25||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia(1)||24.04||41.03||47.25||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||28.85||38.46||60.00||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||29.42||45.67||60.00||2016|
|London – Ontario||26.92||38.50||60.00||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||26.92||38.50||60.00||2016|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1)||26.92||38.50||60.00||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec||30.00||40.87||60.43||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||–||–||–||–|
Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes computer engineers (except software engineers and designers), is $40.85. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,538, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $80,000.
There are over 20,000 computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) working in Canada.