Electrician Salary in Canada

Electrician Salary in Canada

In Canada, the median wage for an electrician was $29/hr. in 2016.


Salaries for electricians vary by province. In 2016, electricians had higher salaries in Alberta.

ELECTRICIANS (EXCEPT INDUSTRIAL AND POWER SYSTEM) (NOC 7241-B)

Wages ($/hr)

Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 16 29 43
Alberta 19 31 47.18
Northwest Territories 13.5 29.55 46.35
New Brunswick 14 25.64 44
Ontario 15 28.72 43.5
Newfoundland and Labrador 17 27 43
Saskatchewan 16 30 42
Manitoba 14.37 25 40
British Columbia 15 27 39.83
Yukon 20 27.34 37.8
Québec 17 33 36.92
Nova Scotia 14.67 20.5 35
Prince Edward Island 11 20 33.6
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

Licensing

Requirements vary from one province or territory to another. For a regulated occupation, you must have a licence or certificate, or be registered with the regulatory body before you can legally start practising your trade or profession.

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