The average salary for a Structural Engineer in Canada is C$66,207.
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Job Description for Structural Engineer
Structural engineers are individuals who design and create various forms of infrastructures that play a key role in the development of a community. Structural engineers work closely with the construction sector. For example, structural engineers can find employment with numerous organizations related to industrial construction and the building of bridges, buildings, pipelines, and mechanical structures. These companies include contractors, local authorizes, utility companies, central and federa…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Structural Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Structural Engineer are from the companies WSP Global Inc., WorleyParsons and Stantec Consulting Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Stantec Consulting Ltd. where the average pay is C$97,239. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. and Hatch, earning around C$79,398 and C$76,482, respectively. Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. pays the lowest at around C$62,533. Dynamic Structures Ltd. and WorleyParsons also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$71,612 and C$72,347, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Structural Engineer
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Skills in Engineering Design and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SAP2000, Microsoft Excel and Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer
An entry-level Structural Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$54,770 based on 46 salaries. An early career Structural Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,781 based on 355 salaries. A mid-career Structural Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,591 based on 289 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$82,116 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$90,007.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Structural Engineer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 14.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (7.1% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (3.6% less), London, Ontario (1.9% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.4% less).
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