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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 Ontario at $44.23 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in New Brunswick at $35.01 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $75,000 – $95,000.
Employment prospects for computer engineers are good in Canada. The government forecasts that there will be a shortage of workers in this profession for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Computer Engineers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||34.03||43.75||66.37||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||26.20||40.00||45.09||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||17.31||37.50||57.69||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||21.00||43.59||50.48||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||24.52||35.01||45.00||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia(3)||23.08||43.27||60.73||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||21.63||43.27||53.85||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||32.31||44.23||61.54||2018|
|London – Ontario(1)||22.00||44.23||61.54||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||22.00||44.23||61.54||2018|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||22.00||44.23||61.54||2018|
|Prince Edward Island(3)||23.08||43.27||60.73||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||25.64||42.74||57.69||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(3)||23.08||43.27||60.73||2018|
Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation to apply for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes computer engineers (except software engineers and designers), is $43.86. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,634, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $85,000.
There are over 23,000 computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) working in Canada.