Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $71K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $57K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Stantec folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $79K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Project Engineers — their earnings average $89K per year. Senior Project Architects are a close second at $83K along with Engineering Project Managers (about $78K) and Design Architects (around $73K). Urban Planners are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $54K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $80K annually) can be spotted in Sacramento, Calif.; Seattle, Wash. (approximately $77K), Minneapolis, Minn. ($77K), and San Diego, Calif. ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. Philadelphia, Pa. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $61K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Stantec pays its Michigan employees the most; the pay rate there is $82K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders earn $86K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to LEED Accredited Professionals with credentials; these people earn about $84K per year on average. At Stantec, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Civil Engineering (CE) receive the highest salaries at approximately $110K.
When it comes to skills, Engineering Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $80K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; close to a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Over one-half of workers can rely on paid vacation days, but only one-half of respondents have the luxury of paid sick time. Stantec sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Stantec provides health insurance to most respondents, and a large number of employees do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.