Electrician Salary in Canada

In Canada, the median wage for an electrician is $29.7/hr.

Electrician Salary in Canada

ELECTRICIANS (EXCEPT INDUSTRIAL AND POWER SYSTEM) (NOC 7241-B)
 2017 Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 16 29.7 44
Alberta 18 31.5 48
Northwest Territories 13.5 29.55 46.35
Ontario 15 28.85 44
Newfoundland and Labrador 17.5 30 43
British Columbia 15 26 41
Saskatchewan 17.33 30.5 41
New Brunswick 15 25 40
Manitoba 14.6 28 39.5
Yukon 20 27.92 39.32
Québec 17 32.5 37.16
Nova Scotia 15 22.5 35
Prince Edward Island 12 21.67 28
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. September 2017*





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

ELECTRICIANS (EXCEPT INDUSTRIAL AND POWER SYSTEM) (NOC 7241-B)
 2016

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.

ELECTRICIAN SALARY IN CANADA (2017)

ELECTRICIAN SALARY IN CANADA (2016)

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