The average salary for a Senior Civil Engineer in Canada is C$100,211.
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Job Description for Senior Civil Engineer
A senior civil engineer handles the design, construction, and maintenance of public structures such as dams, bridges, buildings, and roads. It’s their job to ensure that each structure is able to withstand the wear and tear of constant use. Senior civil engineers work primarily in an office setting, although they typically perform on-site inspections to monitor projects' progress and look at potential problems. A senior civil engineer often oversees a team of other engineers and is expected to d…Read more
Senior Civil Engineer Tasks
- Manage and advise staff in construction, operations and maintenance projects.
- Present reports on proposals, new techniques, environmental impacts, right of way, etc.
- Conduct field assessments and inspections to plan and execute project goals.
- Provide expertise for design and structural considerations, as well as evaluating site-specific needs.
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Popular Skills for Senior Civil Engineer
Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
Skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D and Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Civil Engineer
A mid-career Senior Civil Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$96,958 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Senior Civil Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$101,530 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$103,722.
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Employees with Senior Civil Engineer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 2.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (1.8% more) and Calgary, Alberta (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (10.9% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (3.6% less).
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