The average salary for a Project Engineer is C$70,676 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$50,638 - C$107,492
(Median)
C$51K
C$71K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$70,675
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C$24.62 - C$69.04
(Median)
C$25
C$35
C$69
MEDIAN: C$34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$50,638 - C$107,492  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,892  
Profit Sharing
C$255.32 - C$14,486  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$51,286 - C$114,274  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 743
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$24.62 - C$69.04  
   
Overtime
C$25.70 - C$88.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,892  
   
Profit Sharing
C$255.32 - C$14,486  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$51,286 - C$114,274  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$72,924

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Project Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Project Engineer?

Project Engineer in Calgary:
"Energetic working environment."
Pros: There is a unique culture here. Helpful people, fun atmosphere, casual attire. We all work as a part of the team, not for individual goals. Low stress, fantastic flexibility, and a good sense of satisfaction.
Cons: Sometimes it feels like new hires are very underqualified.

Project Engineer in Vancouver:
"Managing Every Aspect of A Project."
Pros: -Mostly unsupervised, allowed to work flexible hours. -Get to manage people, projects, etc. -Easy to move up quick if you work hard. -Lots of opportunities to learn. -Never a day that is the same. -Choice of indoor or outdoor work every day.
Cons: -Long working hours. -Lots of responsibility and blame. -Your decisions need to be made in a timely matter, doesn't depend on your life, depends on how the project is going. -Working out of a site trailer makes it hard to concentrate.

Project Engineer in Toronto:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions."
Pros: •Popular topics include: corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.
Cons: •Popular topics include: corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.

Project Engineer in Oakville:
"A Day As A Project Engineer"
Pros: I like the responsibility level, trust by management to work independently, variation in engineering design and types of projects. The flexible hours, dress code and family type atmosphere.
Cons: Not enough pay to justify responsibilities. Annual pay increases are small. No vision in benefits or a pension plan. Little to no upgrade courses our training invested in employees. No shift premiums for overtime. Limited advancement opportunity.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries




National Average
C$73,000


Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries


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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Project
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Engineering Design
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Project Coordinating
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
C$73,000

AutoCAD
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AutoDesk
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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