Salary Survey in PDF Format
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1 - Engineers - All Industries
2 - Geologists - All Industries
3 - Geophysicists - All Industries
4 - Annual Salaries by Industry
1 - Job Classification Guide
Figure 2 - Annual Salaries of Engs., Geols.,
Geophs., by Year of Graduation - June 2000
3 - Mean Salaries by Year of Graduation and Level of Responsibility
- All Professions (Eng., Geol., Geoph.) - June 2000
4 -Mean Yearly Salaries of Engineers, Geologists & Geophysicists
by Industry Type - June 2000
5 - Weekly Hours of work Based on No. of Employers (81) - June
extends special thanks to the 81 employers who supplied 6,925 salary stats
for its annual June survey of engineering, geological and geophysical
organizations provided salary information based on the level of responsibility
of each employee's position, data on year of graduation, if available,
and information on the type of organization. This year's survey also captured
more salary data for master's and doctorate degrees and salary trends.
information was again collected on other compensation provided to employees.
The preliminary results are similar to those of last year with the data
indicating that approximately 90% of the organizations provide a comprehensive
benefits package which includes dental, drug, long-term disability, and
medical plans. The average salary increase for all professions was 3.7%.
More than 80% of the employers offer some type of retirement plan. Further
information on other compensation will be made available through the 2000
Value of Professional Services booklet.
highlights from this year's survey are given in the tables and figures
results of the survey will be published in the 2000 Value of Professional
Services booklet which will be available to members in November. Contact
the Calgary or Edmonton APEGGA office to request a copy.
USE SURVEY RESULTS
salary survey data as a guideline it is important to consider all reported
results and to keep in mind the following remuneration concepts.
is basically determined by the level of responsibility of the position.
(The Job Classification Guide should be used
to determine your level of responsibility and the results reported in
Tables 1-3 should be closely noted).
levels vary among industry sectors.
- - Salaries
by year of graduation (Figure 2) should only
be used as a check on career progress relative to others of an equivalent
age. Employers and members consistently want and use this information
as a check on the more basic level-of-responsibility concept.
salaries quoted are BASE salaries in effect as of June 2000. The salaries
include cost-of-living allowances and bonuses which have a continuing
relationship to salary. Commissions, fringe benefits, profit sharing
are not included.
statistical measures used in compiling the tables are the median, quartiles
(Q3, Q1), deciles (D9, D1) and average. The median salary is the salary
at which 50% of the respondent salaries are higher and 50% are lower.
The Q3 salary is the salary at which 25% of the respondent salaries
are higher and 75% are lower. The D9 salary has 10% of the salaries
higher and 90% lower.