Electricians (except industrial and power system)

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

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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 N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
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 Sex

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

Sex Median Income
Male $62,431
Female $62,463
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 (10 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).

$31,200.00
Lowest Observed
$75,000.00
Highest Observed
$46,800.00
25th Percentile
$59,822.70
Average
$67,275.00
Median
$71,877.00
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 110
25 to 34 years 225
35 to 44 years 230
45 to 54 years 165
55 to 64 years 145
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 880
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 320
Part Time 560
Total 880
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 Sex

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

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 880
Female 10
Total 890
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 780
Self Employed 100
Total 880
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 790
Unemployed 90
Total 880
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 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 85
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 415
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 365
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 15
Total 890
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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