The average salary for a Senior Structural Engineer in Canada is C$98,544.
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Job Description for Senior Structural Engineer
Senior structural engineers use their engineering experience in the development and maintenance of architectural structures. These engineers are needed in many fields to design buildings and devices that can withstand current usage loads and future demands. Senior structural engineers work with architects through the entire course of a project. They may be employed by contractors, governments, or consultants. Leadership skills are a requirement for senior structural engineers, as they provide gu…Read more
Senior Structural Engineer Tasks
- Lead design process, including design reviews, submission and delivery.
- Create budgets and scope-of-work documents.
- Update, verify, validate, share and improve drawings and specifications.
- Resolve, document and escalate design and construction problems.
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Popular Skills for Senior Structural Engineer
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Skills in Engineering Design, Technical Analysis, Project Management, Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Structural Engineer
A mid-career Senior Structural Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$82,056 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Senior Structural Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$100,769 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$102,942.
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Employees with Senior Structural Engineer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 39.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (19.2% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (17.5% less) and Toronto, Ontario (6.9% less).
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