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.