C$64,605
Avg. Salary
C$28.06
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$2,465

Profit Sharing

C$1,930

The average pay for a Civil Engineer is C$28.06 per hour.

The average pay for a Civil Engineer is C$64,605 per year.

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MEDIAN $28
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MEDIAN $64,605
C$47,658 - C$100,782
C$48K
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MEDIAN: C$64,605
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C$17.39 - C$44.58
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C$28
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MEDIAN: C$28.06
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C$0C$101K
Salary C$47,658 - C$100,782
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,217
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$10,406
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$45,311 - C$101,815
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,444
Hourly Data C$0C$55
Hourly Rate C$17.39 - C$44.58
Overtime C$25.79 - C$55.29
Annual Data C$0C$101K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,217
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$10,406
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$45,311 - C$101,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 304

Job Description for Civil Engineer

Most of the time, civil engineers design, plan, and/or manage construction projects. Their job ranges from small-scale projects, such as building or bridge repairs, to very large-scale, such as building large stadiums. Civil engineers may work in many sectors, such as structural, environmental, and transportation.

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Civil Engineer Tasks

  • Researches and analyzes maps, blueprints, photos, charts, and other data to plan projects.
  • Gathers information to prepare and present reports on project topics.
  • Manages and directs staff at project site.
  • Performs engineering duties; plan, design and oversee the construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, and other structures.

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Common Career Paths for Civil Engineer


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Popular Skills for Civil Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 638 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 303 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$87,000 based on 168 salaries. A Civil Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$101,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$64,758

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Civil Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Civil Engineer?

Civil Engineer in Vancouver:
"High stress level, draining."
Pros: Creating my own buildings, roads, etc., then seeing my own own products physically, the experience is very satisfying.
Cons: Facing the company and going to sites, extremely tiring and high street level, it is because you cannot afford to make mistakes.

Civil Engineer in Sudbury:
"Project Mgt and Financial strength."
Obtain a strong project management education and capital project-related financial education.

Civil Engineer in Calgary:
Enjoy learning from experienced engineers.

Civil Engineer in Sarnia:
"Swag Needed."
Must have swag. Also, you must be willing to stay at work for 24 hours a day every day of the week.

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Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 156 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲56%

▲35%

▲13%

National Average
C$65,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

▲11%


▲7%







Microsoft Office
▼0%

AutoDesk
▼0%

Autodesk Software
▼0%

National Average
C$65,000


▼2%

C++
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 156 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 16%