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 N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $76,564
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $108,177
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $98,787
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 $98,787
Female $98,691
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 electrical and electronics engineers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 195
35 to 44 years 160
45 to 54 years 180
55 to 64 years 180
65 to 74 years 40
75 years and over 0
Total 765
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 215
Part Time 590
Total 800
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 740
Female 65
Total 800
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 720
Self Employed 40
Total 765
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 750
Unemployed 10
Total 765
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 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 155
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 30
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 580
Total 800
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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