Electricians (except industrial and power system)

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7241  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Electricians in this unit group lay out, assemble, install, test, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in buildings and other structures. They are employed by electrical contractors and maintenance departments of buildings and other establishments, or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Apprentice Construction Electrician
  • Apprentice Electrician
  • Building Construction Electrician
  • Building Electrician
  • Construction And Maintenance Electrician
  • Construction Electrician
  • Construction Electrician Apprentice
  • Domestic And Rural Electrician
  • Electrical Fixtures Installer
  • Electrical Wirer - Construction
  • Electrical Wiring Installer - Construction
  • Electrician
  • Electrician - Troubleshooter
  • Institution Electrician
  • Journeyman/woman Construction Electrician
  • Residential Construction Wirer
  • Residential Wireman/woman
  • Wiring Electrician
  • Apprentice Electrician
  • Construction Electrician
  • Construction Electrician Apprentice
  • Domestic And Rural Electrician
  • Electrician

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for electricians (except industrial and power system).

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $19,868
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $30,026
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $60,416
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $56,409
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $42,242
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $41,431
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $49,843
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for electricians (except industrial and power system).

Gender Median Income
Male $49,843
Female $50,062
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (65 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for electricians (except industrial and power system).

$27,300.00
Lowest Observed
$83,850.00
Highest Observed
$56,550.00
25th Percentile
$62,379.88
Average
$64,857.00
Median
$72,150.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for electricians (except industrial and power system)

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 580
25 to 34 years 1,155
35 to 44 years 760
45 to 54 years 995
55 to 64 years 580
65 to 74 years 120
75 years and over 20
Total 4,215
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for electricians (except industrial and power system). Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 1,575
Part Time 2,675
Total 4,245
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for electricians (except industrial and power system). Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 4,170
Female 50
Total 4,215
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for electricians (except industrial and power system). Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 3,560
Self Employed 665
Total 4,215
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for electricians (except industrial and power system). Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 3,950
Unemployed 265
Total 4,215
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for electricians (except industrial and power system). Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 80
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 545
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,960
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,180
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 100
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 390
Total 4,245
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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