Electrical and electronics engineers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2133  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Electrical and electronics engineers design, plan, research, evaluate and test electrical and electronic equipment and systems. They are employed by electrical utilities, communications companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms, and by a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation industries and government.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Analogue Amplifier Design Engineer
  • Antenna Engineer
  • Audio Engineer - Electricity And Electronics
  • Avionics Engineer
  • Broadcasting Professional Engineer
  • Chief Electrical Engineer
  • Chief Electronics Engineer
  • Chief Engineer - Electric Power
  • Chief Engineer - Radio And Television Broadcasting
  • Circuit Design Engineer
  • Control Systems Engineer
  • Design And Development Engineer - Electrical And Electronic Systems
  • Digital Circuit Design Engineer
  • Displays And Controls Design Engineer
  • Electrical And Electronics Research Engineer
  • Electrical Design Engineer
  • Electrical Distribution Engineer
  • Electrical Distribution Planning Engineer
  • Electrical Energy Transmission Engineer
  • Electrical Energy Transmission Planning Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Equipment Engineer
  • Electrical Network Engineer
  • Electrical Power Scheduling Engineer
  • Electrical Power Systems Design Engineer
  • Electrical Power Systems Service Engineer
  • Electrical Process Control Engineer
  • Electrical Research Engineer
  • Electrical Systems Planning Engineer
  • Electrical Systems Protection Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electronics Research Engineer
  • Electronics Test Engineer
  • Instrumentation And Control Engineer
  • Instrumentation Engineer
  • Line Construction Engineer
  • Low Voltage Equipment Engineer
  • Meter Engineer
  • Metrology Engineer
  • Microelectronics Engineer
  • Overhead Electrical Distribution Engineer
  • Process Instrumentation Engineer
  • Protective Relay Engineer
  • Radar Engineer
  • Radio And Television Broadcasting Design Engineer
  • Radio And Television Broadcasting Systems Design Engineer
  • Radio Research Engineer
  • Research Engineer - Nanoelectronics
  • Roadway Lighting Design Engineer
  • Rural Electrification Engineer
  • Satellite Antenna Engineer
  • Satellite Instrumentation Engineer
  • Signal Engineer
  • Spacecraft Electronics Engineer
  • Technical Services Electrical Engineer
  • Television Systems Engineer
  • Underground Electrical Distribution Engineer
  • Avionics Engineer
  • Control Systems Engineer
  • Electrical Design Engineer
  • Electrical Distribution Planning Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Network Engineer
  • Electrical Process Control Engineer
  • Electrical Systems Planning Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electronics Test Engineer
  • Instrumentation And Control Engineer
  • Roadway Lighting Design Engineer
  • Television Systems Engineer

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for electrical and electronics engineers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $14,364
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $55,036
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $42,566
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $87,480
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $84,970
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 electrical and electronics engineers.

Gender Median Income
Male $84,970
Female $87,109
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 (4 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for electrical and electronics engineers.

$54,600.00
Lowest Observed
$200,000.00
Highest Observed
$54,600.00
25th Percentile
$107,525.00
Average
$87,750.00
Median
$87,750.00
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 electrical and electronics engineers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 35
25 to 34 years 300
35 to 44 years 335
45 to 54 years 425
55 to 64 years 205
65 to 74 years 30
75 years and over 0
Total 1,325
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 electrical and electronics engineers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 380
Part Time 935
Total 1,325
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 electrical and electronics engineers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 1,230
Female 95
Total 1,325
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 electrical and electronics engineers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 1,240
Self Employed 75
Total 1,325
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 electrical and electronics engineers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 1,260
Unemployed 75
Total 1,325
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 electrical and electronics engineers. 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 55
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 195
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 55
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 1,000
Total 1,325
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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