Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $57K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $71K annually. Overall, the greater share of Stantec folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $79K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Project Engineers, who bring in close to $89K annually, though Engineering Project Managers are not far behind at about $78K along with Design Architects (approximately $73K) and Transportation Engineers ($70K). Stantec hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Urban Planners ($54K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $82K per year) can be spotted in Berkley, Mich.; Minneapolis, Minn. (approximately $77K), San Diego, Calif. ($77K), and Seattle, Wash. (about $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Boston, Mass. is near the bottom for pay at $65K. Across Stantec's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home around $77K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
LEED Accredited Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $87K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Professional Engineer License Holder can certainly pay off here; those folks make $86K on average. The best paid folks at Stantec have a Master of Science (MS), Civil Engineering (CE), earning $110K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $80K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Excel as well.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Though the larger part of respondents get paid time off for vacation, only about half of workers receive paid sick leave. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of respondents also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.