The average salary for a Civil Engineering Designer in Canada is C$59,057.
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Job Description for Civil Engineering Designer
A civil engineering designer works under the direction of a project manager to prepare civil engineering plans and studies for land development engineering projects. Potential projects might include utility, storm drain, water, sewer, street, and traffic plans for projects within the organization's area of service. Civil engineering designers must work effectively with internal and external partners, including coordinating with public agencies on land development projects. They work closely with…Read more
Civil Engineering Designer Tasks
- Create site and civil designs to account for grade, water, sewer, roads, erosion and other factors.
- Collaborate with team members to produce quality designs and construction.
- Assist with compliance, permits, inspections, surveys, and other documentation.
- Calculate effects of many factors and produce comprehensive reports to inform design.
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Popular Skills for Civil Engineering Designer
Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Project Coordinating, Autodesk AutoCAD, Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D.
Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineering Designer
An entry-level Civil Engineering Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$52,661 based on 5 salaries. An early career Civil Engineering Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,722 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Civil Engineering Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,465 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineering Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$68,784 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$95,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Civil Engineering Designer in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 43.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (9.7% less) and Calgary, Alberta (3.5% less).
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