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Telecommunication Average Salaries in Canada 2018

How much money does a person working in Telecommunication make in Canada?

6,686 CAD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Telecommunication in Canada typically earns around 6,686 CAD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Telecommunication jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Equipment Engineer3,200 CAD
Project Manager6,650 CAD
RF Engineer5,800 CAD
Sales Engineer4,472 CAD
Senior Project Manager7,814 CAD
Solution Architect10,000 CAD
Telecommunications Analyst5,306 CAD
Telecommunications Engineer6,235 CAD
Telecommunications Manager9,427 CAD

Telecommunication Jobs Salary Distribution in Canada

25% of people earn
4,583 CAD
or less
50% of people earn
5,833 CAD
or less
75% of people earn
8,000 CAD
or less
1,667 CAD
5,833 CAD
15,000 CAD

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Telecommunication salaries in Canada range between 1,667 CAD per month (minimum salary) to 15,000 CAD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 5,833 CAD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 5,833 CAD while the other half are earning more than 5,833 CAD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 4,583 CAD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,583 CAD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 8,000 CAD while 25% are earning more than 8,000 CAD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Telecommunication Salary Forecast and Trend in Canada

How do Telecommunication salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2015    =  
6,264 CAD
Average Salary 2016    +2%  
6,402 CAD
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
6,581 CAD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
6,686 CAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Telecommunication salaries in Canada are rising in the year 2018 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2018 are 2% higher than those of 2017. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2019 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Telecommunication Hourly Average Wage in Canada

34 CAD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Canada for Telecommunication is 34 CAD. This means that the average person in Canada earns approximatly 34 CAD for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison of Telecommunication Jobs in Canada

6,686 CAD
5,597 CAD
Average Salary
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Canada salaries for Telecommunication and All Jobs and we found that Telecommunication salaries are 19% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Airdrie12,500 CAD
Calgary4,833 CAD
Montreal6,641 CAD
Toronto6,454 CAD
Yellowknife5,000 CAD
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