Compensation Survey

For more than 10 years, ACEC-BC has partnered with Western Compensation & Benefits Consultants to produce a comprehensive report on salaries, benefits and employment practices of Canadian consulting engineering firms.

What is covered?

The survey covers over 80 positions including engineering & technical positions, executive, management, information technology, finance and administrative positions.

The report includes an:

  • Analysis of base salary and total cash compensation
  • Analysis of short-term incentive and profit sharing payouts
  • A year-over-year review of increases to base salaries
  • Analysis of non-cash components of compensation such as:
    • group insurance benefits
    • retirement plans
    • salary administration practices
    • work week & overtime
    • maternity/parental leaves
    • vacation entitlement
    • performance management systems
    • perks
  • Analysis of anticipated increases to salary ranges & base salaries


The report is available to both participants and non-participants. Data is collected annually between May 1st and August 31st with results being released in October.

Participants save 50% off the purchase price and ACEC-BC member firms save an additional 15%.

For further information go to:

or contact:

Nancy MacLeod
Western Compensation & Benefits Consultants
604.683.9155 or 1.800.781.2411