Average Project Engineer Salary in Canada

C$71,643
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,148
Bonus
C$200
Commission
C$2,801
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The average salary for a Project Engineer in Canada is C$71,643.
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CA$53k
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CA$72k
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CA$103k
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What Do Project Engineers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Project Engineer

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The top respondents for the job title Project Engineer are from the companies WSP Global Inc., SNC-Lavalin Inc. and ProSlide Technology Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Esterline where the average pay is C$122,928. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Enbridge Pipelines Inc. and Hatch, earning around C$113,500 and C$84,081, respectively. CRH North America pays the lowest at around C$60,500. ProSlide Technology Inc. and WSP Global Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$62,288 and C$73,784, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Project Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineers?

An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$56,765 based on 48 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,282 based on 773 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,308 based on 617 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$88,139 based on 299 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$100,621.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (9.8% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (3.4% less), Montréal, Québec (2.8% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,835 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
42.1%
Mid Career
33.6%
Experienced
16.3%
Late Career
5.3%