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Average Industrial Electrician’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Industrial Electricians.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7242.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: industrial electrician, mine electrician and plant maintenance electrician.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Saskatoon / Biggar, Saskatchewan at $40.27 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in New Brunswick at $26.50 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $55,000 – $80,000.
The government forecasts that there will be enough job seekers to fill job vacancies in this profession for the near future. The expected large increase in capital spending on infrastructure and engineering projects should improve employment prospects for industrial electricians. Employment prospects are expected to be good in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Industrial Electricians in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||30.00||39.00||41.13||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||25.92||40.00||49.49||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||21.00||35.00||44.00||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||18.15||30.00||34.80||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||15.00||26.50||35.50||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia(1)||15.00||28.10||38.00||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||18.56||33.00||40.50||2016|
|London – Ontario(1)||20.00||33.00||40.00||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||20.00||33.00||40.00||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||20.00||33.00||40.00||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||16.00||28.50||42.00||2016|
|Montreal – Quebec(1)||18.53||29.55||37.50||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||18.00||40.27||50.00||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes industrial electricians, is $29.74. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,176, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $61,000.
There are over 33,000 industrial and power system electricians working in Canada.