Avg. Base Salary (CAD)
The average salary for a Senior Civil Engineer is C$107,388
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Civil Engineers?
An experienced Senior Civil Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$102,787 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$120,000.
What Do Senior Civil Engineers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.