Average Salary for Stantec Employees

Edmonton, Alberta-based Stantec hires for positions ranging from Engineering Project Manager to Civil Engineer in the land development sector. A typical Stantec employee can expect to make $64K per year. Though where you live and what you do at the company do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Stantec. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Stantec typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Stantec
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Civil Engineer (9)
$43,374 - $93,509  
[-]Civil Engineer (9)
Salary$43,099 - $92,356  
Total Pay$43,374 - $93,509  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (5)
$55,065 - $130,735  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (5)
Salary$55,655 - $128,322  
Bonus$1,092 - $13,088  
Total Pay$55,065 - $130,735  
[+]Marketing Coordinator (4)
$34,850 - $60,333  
[+]Marketing Coordinator (4)
Salary$37,101 - $62,840  
Total Pay$34,850 - $60,333  
[+]Transportation Engineer (3)
$51,288 - $78,621  
[+]Transportation Engineer (3)
Salary$52,439 - $78,373  
Total Pay$51,288 - $78,621  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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About This Company

Edmonton, Alberta 


Land Development, Waste Management and Remediation Services, Water resources engineering, Wastewater engineering, Land use planning, Interior design, Project management, Process engineering, Environmental management, Infrastructure

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of $72K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $54K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $80K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $82K per year) can be spotted in Berkley; Minneapolis (about $77K), San Francisco ($75K), and Ventura (around $74K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($45K) in Williamsburg, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Colorado take home the most — $88K annually on average.


Senior Mechanical Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $83K; Engineering Project Managers come in second with typical earnings amounting to approximately $76K, while Design Architects and Transportation Engineers rank near the top as well (about $76K and $70K, respectively). Marketing Coordinators at Stantec do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $51K) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Professional Engineer License Holders, who make approximately $86K. Earning a Certified Professional Engineer certification garners significant financial rewards of $83K per year. Stantec provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS), Civil Engineering (CE) — these employees rake in about $110K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $82K. AutoCAD is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to a third of Stantec's people use it regularly. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The company allows just over a half of workers to take paid time off for vacation, but only 45 percent get paid sick leave. To plan for old age, almost all workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of workers and dental coverage for a fair portion of workers. Other privileges include a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Stantec


36 %
64 %
$45,000 - $82,547
$45,100 - $81,906
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

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