Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2241  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians may work independently or provide technical support and services in the design, development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems. They are employed by electrical utilities, communications companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms, and in governments and a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation industries.

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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $20,430
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $41,885
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $65,372
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $49,433
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $55,504
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 engineering technologists and technicians.

Gender Median Income
Male $55,504
Female $60,518
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 (18 samples)

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

$28,275.00
Lowest Observed
$97,000.00
Highest Observed
$55,000.00
25th Percentile
$65,868.06
Average
$65,325.00
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 engineering technologists and technicians

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 125
25 to 34 years 260
35 to 44 years 160
45 to 54 years 235
55 to 64 years 165
65 to 74 years 40
75 years and over 10
Total 985
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 engineering technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 420
Part Time 670
Total 1,085
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 engineering technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 885
Female 105
Total 985
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 engineering technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 920
Self Employed 70
Total 985
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 engineering technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 975
Unemployed 15
Total 985
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 engineering technologists and technicians. 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 10
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 200
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 80
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 570
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 35
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 180
Total 1,085
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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