Average Starting Salaries: Engineering Edition 2013

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If you’re hatching your career in engineering, you’re probably wondering what kind of income you’ll be looking at in an entry level position.

Engineering salary estimates for 2013 are great news for new grads heading into the industry. With tons of opportunities, competitive salaries and interesting companies hiring new grads, you have the chance to have a truly egg-straordinary career.

Vancouver led the country with the highest average starting salaries for Software, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Environmental, Design, and Civil Engineers. Calgary had the highest average starting salaries for Manufacturing Engineers with a median of $66,901. All other provinces remained very competitive.

Check out the average starting salaries for various types of engineers:

Software Engineers 

Vancouver, BC: $56, 251

Calgary, AB: $55,100

Edmonton, AB: $49,438

Regina, SK: $49,950

Winnipeg, MB: $49,950

Toronto, ON: $53,177

Mechanical Engineers 

Vancouver: $55,224

Calgary: $54,203

Edmonton: $48,633

Regina: $49,137

Winnipeg: $49,137

Toronto: $68,658

Electrical Engineers 

Vancouver: $72,626

Calgary: $71,140

Edmonton: $63,829

Regina: $64,491

Winnipeg: $64,491

Toronto: $68,658

Manufacturing Engineers 

Vancouver: $64,567

Calgary: $66,901

Edmonton: $60,026

Regina: $60,648

Winnipeg: $60,648

Toronto: $64,567

Chemical Engineers 

Vancouver: $85,851

Calgary: $84,094

Edmonton: $75,452

Regina: $76,234

Winnipeg: $76,234

Toronto: $81,160

Industrial Engineers 

Vancouver: $67,910

Calgary: $66,520

Edmonton: $59,685

Regina: $60,303

Winnipeg: $60,303

Toronto: $64,199

Environmental Engineers 

Vancouver: $68,630

Calgary: $67,225

Edmonton: $60,317

Regina: $60,942

Winnipeg: $60,942

Toronto: $64,880

Hardware Engineers 

Vancouver: $69,828

Calgary: $68,398

Edmonton: $61,370

Regina: $62,006

Winnipeg: $62,006

Toronto: $66,012

Design Engineers 

Vancouver: $69,628

Calgary: $68,203

Edmonton: $61,194

Regina: $61,828

Winnipeg: $61,828

Toronto: $65,823

Civil Engineers 

Vancouver: $64,134

Calgary: $62,821

Edmonton: $56,366

Regina: $56,850

Winnipeg: $56,950

Toronto: $60,630

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Source: salary.com

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