Average Director of Engineering Salary in Canada

C$122,675
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$14,748
Bonus
C$21,000
Commission
C$9,678
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The average salary for a Director of Engineering in Canada is C$122,675.
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C$93k
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MEDIAN C$122,675
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Salary
C$93k - C$152k
Bonus
C$3k - C$33k
Profit Sharing
C$2k - C$14k
Commission
C$0 - C$21k
Total Pay
C$97k - C$173k

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Job Description for Director of Engineering

Director of Engineering Tasks
  • Coordinate and direct engineering projects.
  • Provide professional and technical staff assistance.
  • Direct the integration of technical and engineering activities within projects.
  • Direct and supervise engineering departments.

Job Satisfaction for Director of Engineering

4.1 out of 5
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Highly Satisfied
34Reviews

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Popular Skills for Director of Engineering

Skills in Engineering Design, Team Leadership and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Engineering

An early career Director of Engineering with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$109,942 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Director of Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$117,271 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Director of Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$122,110 based on 117 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$127,592.
Employees with Director of Engineering in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (6.0% more) and Toronto, Ontario (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 262 survey responses.
Early Career
5.7%
Mid Career
12.6%
Experienced
44.7%
Late Career
37.0%