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Important timelines

Participation opens May 1st, 2017.

Data collection closes August 31st, 2017.

Results are released before October 31st, 2017.

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What positions are covered?

The survey covers over 150 positions in the following function areas:

  • engineers
  • scientists
  • technicians/technologists
  • environmental science
  • executives
  • business development
  • project management
  • finance
  • human resources
  • information technology
  • administrative support
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Perks of participating

Participating stretches your HR dollars by giving you…

A 50% discount

Opportunity for future 30% loyalty discount

Complimentary access to CompPlus – our online sorting tool (a $1,500 value)

Complimentary report on actual & projected salary increases (a $1,500 value)

What data is collected?

Compensation data collected:

  • salary ranges
  • base salaries
  • total cash
  • quality of match
  • hours of work

Other components of compensation collected:

  • group insurance
  • retirement benefits
  • paid time off
  • compensation policies
  • employment practices
  • actual & planned salary increases

Geographic regions covered:

  • Canada-wide
How is the data reported?

CompEssentials includes both an excel spreadsheet and pdf report and is available for download with purchase.

WCBC segments data into the most commonly used breakdowns so you can quickly target your salary levels.

Data is both company- and incumbent-weighted and statistical breakdowns include:

  • Average
  • 25th percentile
  • 50th percentile
  • 75th percentile

Data is segmented by:

  • province
  • city
  • revenue
  • full-time employees

CompPlus, our online tool, enables you to:

  • select preferred percentiles (such as P65 or P90) and calculate how your pay compares in the market
  • segment data by:
    • province
    • city
    • economic sector
    • revenue
    • full-time employees
  • exclude or include your organization’s data in your analysis (available to participants only)
  • apply an aging factor to the data

CompEssentials is included with CompPlus.

Participants receive complimentary access to CompPlus (a $1,500 value).

What types of organizations are included in this survey?

Participation in our annual surveys is open to consulting engineering companies with employees in Canada. No consulting engineering firm is too small or too large. While data collection in underway the mix of organizations is constantly in flux, however, the typical mix is:

< 100 employees - 33%
100-500 employees - 33%
> 500 employees - 33%


Nancy MacLeod



Note: Reports are offered exclusively for the internal compensation planning activities of individual employers. Reports are not available to libraries, career placement centers, HR consulting firms or any other entity that could re-sell the data, make it available to the general public or use the data in its commercial activities. WCBC reserves to right to accept or decline participation/purchase requests.

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