Industrial electricians

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7242  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Industrial electricians install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls. They are employed by electrical contractors and maintenance departments of factories, plants, mines, shipyards and other industrial establishments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Apprentice Industrial Electrician
  • Apprentice Marine Electrician
  • Diesel Electrician - Railway
  • Electric Signal Repairer - Railway
  • Electrical Repairer - Crane Maintenance
  • Electrician - Rail Transport
  • Industrial Electrical Repairer
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician Apprentice
  • Industrial Electrician Lead Hand
  • Journeyman/woman Industrial Electrician
  • Machine Shop Electrical Repairer
  • Maintenance Electrician - Industrial
  • Marine Electrician
  • Marine Equipment Electrician
  • Marine Wireman/woman
  • Mill Electrician
  • Mine Electrician
  • Plant Electrician
  • Plant Maintenance Electrician
  • Railway Signal Installer
  • Railway Signal Maintainer
  • Rig Electrician
  • Ship's Electrician
  • Ship's Electrician - Shipbuilding And Repair
  • Ship's Electrician - Water Transport
  • Shipyard Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician Apprentice
  • Marine Electrician
  • Mill Electrician
  • Mine Electrician
  • Plant Electrician
  • Plant Maintenance Electrician
  • Shipyard Electrician
  • Electrical Repairer, Crane Maintenance
  • Industrial Electrician

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for industrial electricians.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $59,673
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $85,015
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $79,230
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $78,070
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $79,118
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 industrial electricians.

Gender Median Income
Male $79,118
Female $79,181
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 Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for industrial electricians

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 35
25 to 34 years 145
35 to 44 years 145
45 to 54 years 380
55 to 64 years 245
65 to 74 years 30
75 years and over 0
Total 990
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 industrial electricians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 295
Part Time 730
Total 1,025
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 industrial electricians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 975
Female 15
Total 990
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 industrial electricians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 940
Self Employed 50
Total 990
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 industrial electricians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 940
Unemployed 50
Total 990
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 industrial electricians. 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 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 60
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 360
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 320
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 30
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 250
Total 1,025
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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