Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $64K per year. The largest slice of the Stantec workforce (29 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $57K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Engineering Project Managers, who earn an average $79K per year, closely trailed by Structural Engineers ($75K), Transportation Engineers (around $71K), and Electrical Engineers (approximately $64K). Financial compensation for Landscape Designers is rather low — on average only $48K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $80K annually) can be spotted in Columbus, Ohio; Miami, Fla. (about $75K), Seattle, Wash. ($72K), and Austin, Texas (approximately $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Houston, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $59K. Across Stantec's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home around $96K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $94K annually for Licensed Architects; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Professional Engineer is rewarded with median pay of $87K per year. Stantec workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) are also well compensated, earning $115K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $81K annually. Engineering Design is regularly seen around here; approximately one-third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel as well.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Stantec gives paid vacation to half of survey participants and paid sick leave to 30 percent. Most workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.