The average salary for a Vice President (VP), Engineering in Canada is C$152,393.
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Engineering
Engineering vice presidents (VPs) have extraordinary computer knowledge in addition to a good sense of business practices and customer service. They are responsible for overseeing the engineering or research and development departments, and they generally report to the president or CEO. Engineering VPs can manage or oversee teams of engineers or developers and the projects and testing with which they are tasked. Ultimately, the VPs' goal is to ensure that the engineering portion of their compa…Read more
Vice President (VP), Engineering Tasks
- Coordinate and direct teams to complete projects, including documentation and integration of technical components.
- Guide and approve financial decisions including ordering of materials, expenditures and reporting.
- Ensure that the product is fully and correctly defined and documented.
- Analyze available technology, market needs and existing resources to determine project feasibility.
- Lead the engineering team, including coaching, allocating resources effectively and reviewing team performance.
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Popular Skills for Vice President (VP), Engineering
Skills in Leadership and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management, Engineering Design and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Engineering
An early career Vice President (VP), Engineering with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$134,498 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Vice President (VP), Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$132,376 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Vice President (VP), Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$146,528 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$159,085.
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Employees with Vice President (VP), Engineering in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 38.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (7.2% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brantford, Ontario (20.4% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (4.9% less) and Montréal, Québec (1.6% less).
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