Electrical and Electronics Engineers

(NOC 2133)
+13.5%
 

What do Electrical and Electronics Engineers do?

Design, plan, research, evaluate, and test the operation/performance of electrical/electronic equipment and systems.

How to become: Electrical and Electronics Engineers

You need a university degree in electrical or electronics engineering or in a related field of engineering.

You may also need a master's degree or doctorate in a related engineering field.

You need a licence from a provincial/territorial association of professional engineers to approve engineering drawings/reports and to practise as a professional engineer (P. Eng.).

As an engineer, you are eligible for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program, after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering, and after passing a professional practice examination.

With experience, you can move up the ranks to become a supervisor.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 20 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Engineering Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Energy Engineering Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Engineering Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Biomedical and Electrical Engineering Bachelor
Communications Engineering Bachelor
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Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Engineering Bachelor; Co-op
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University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Related Program(s):
Electronic Systems Engineering Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Electrical and Electronics Engineers make?

Low:
$59,696
Average:
$93,600
High:
$141,440

Job openings for Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Job Seekers:
16,500
Job Openings:
13,400