Average Starting Salaries – Engineering 2015

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Still deciding what to do with your engineering degree?

Fortunately, you have lots of options! The engineering industry is constantly growing and looking for new talent. This guide outlines the median starting salary for many entry-level occupations in the engineering field – hopefully it can help you decide which path you want to take.

Electrical Engineer
Vancouver, BC 66,187
Calgary, AB 75,323
Saskatoon, SK 56,255
Winnipeg, MB 51,017
Toronto, ON 63,370
Montreal, QC 60,867
Halifax, NS 51,138
St. John’s, NL 52,670
NATIONAL AVERAGE 65,418
Civil Engineer
Vancouver, BC 62,704
Calgary, AB 73,334
Saskatoon, SK 53,362
Winnipeg, MB 49,555
Toronto, ON 61,833
Montreal, QC 58,918
Halifax, NS 48,731
St. John’s, NL 49,666
NATIONAL AVERAGE 61,930
Mechanical Engineer
Vancouver, BC 62,226
Calgary, AB 77,896
Saskatoon, SK 54,080
Winnipeg, MB 48,478
Toronto, ON 61,021
Montreal, QC 55,817
Halifax, NS 49,711
St. John’s, NL 52,729
NATIONAL AVERAGE 62,011
Structural Engineer
Vancouver, BC 68,749
Calgary, AB 82,137
Saskatoon, SK 51,875
Winnipeg, MB 47,263
Toronto, ON 65,668
Montreal, QC 59,958
Halifax, NS 46,288
St. John’s, NL 47,683
NATIONAL AVERAGE 66,735
Chemical Engineer
Vancouver, BC 56,933
Calgary, AB 72,948
Saskatoon, SK 60,150
Winnipeg, MB 55,041
Toronto, ON 59,866
Montreal, QC 51,587
Halifax, NS 52,940
St. John’s, NL 56,683
NATIONAL AVERAGE 61,287
Environmental Engineer
Vancouver, BC 57,306
Calgary, AB 60,597
Saskatoon, SK 58,007
Winnipeg, MB 55,178
Toronto, ON 54,295
Montreal, QC 54,103
Halifax, NS 53,806
St. John’s, NL 54,374
NATIONAL AVERAGE 54,449

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