Industrial electricians

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7242  ·  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

Requried Skills for Industrial electricians

  • Attention to Detail
  • Automation
  • Automotive Manufacturing
  • Bargaining
  • Carpentry
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Compressors
  • Computer Literacy
  • Control Systems
  • Customer Service
  • Drawing
  • Electrical Codes
  • Electrical Systems
  • Fabrication
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Hydraulics
  • Infrastructure
  • Injection Molding
  • Installation
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Literacy
  • Machining
  • Management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Molding
  • Operations
  • Orator
  • Organization
  • Organizational Skills
  • Painting
  • Planning
  • Plumbing
  • Pneumatics
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Problem Solving
  • Production Equipment
  • Public Speaking
  • Secondary Education
  • Software Systems
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Services
  • Technical Support
  • Time Management
  • Tooling
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Welding
  • Work Independently
  • Work Order
  • Workstations
  • Written English

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 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 Gender

The following table details median income by gender for industrial electricians.

Gender Median Income
Male $94,751
Female $94,974
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 industrial electricians.

$68,250.00
Lowest Observed
$68,250.00
Highest Observed
$68,250.00
25th Percentile
$68,250.00
Average
$68,250.00
Median
$68,250.00
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 industrial electricians

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 25
25 to 34 years 100
35 to 44 years 115
45 to 54 years 280
55 to 64 years 170
65 to 74 years 20
75 years and over 0
Total 715
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 220
Part Time 515
Total 735
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 720
Female 15
Total 735
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 715
Self Employed 0
Total 715
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 675
Unemployed 40
Total 715
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 40
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 310
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 335
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 15
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 40
Total 735
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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Required Skills for Industrial electricians

  • Attention to Detail
  • Automation
  • Automotive Manufacturing
  • Bargaining
  • Carpentry
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Compressors
  • Computer Literacy
  • Control Systems
  • Customer Service
  • Drawing
  • Electrical Codes
  • Electrical Systems
  • Fabrication
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Hydraulics
  • Infrastructure
  • Injection Molding
  • Installation
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Literacy
  • Machining
  • Management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Molding
  • Operations
  • Orator
  • Organization
  • Organizational Skills
  • Painting
  • Planning
  • Plumbing
  • Pneumatics
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Problem Solving
  • Production Equipment
  • Public Speaking
  • Secondary Education
  • Software Systems
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Services
  • Technical Support
  • Time Management
  • Tooling
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Welding
  • Work Independently
  • Work Order
  • Workstations
  • Written English

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