Average Design Engineering Manager Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Design Engineering Manager in Canada is C$97,807.
MEDIAN C$97,807
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C$72k - C$138k
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C$979 - C$15k
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C$75k - C$144k

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Job Description for Design Engineering Manager

Design Engineering Manager Tasks
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate engineering activities and engineering teams.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to clients.
  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.
  • Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.

Career Paths

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Design Engineering Manager
Director of Engineering
Vice President (VP), Engineering
Project Manager, Construction
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Design Engineering Manager

Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, People Management, Product Development and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineering Manager

An early career Design Engineering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$79,177 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Design Engineering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$91,655 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Design Engineering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$101,994 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$100,409.
Employees with Design Engineering Manager in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (4.8% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (9.6% less), Montréal, Québec (7.7% less) and Windsor, Ontario (5.9% less).

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