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The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia 2012 Report On Members’ Compensation

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia

2012

of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia 2012 Report On Members’ Compensation And Benefits
of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia 2012 Report On Members’ Compensation And Benefits

Report On Members’ Compensation And Benefits

of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia 2012 Report On Members’ Compensation And Benefits
of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia 2012 Report On Members’ Compensation And Benefits
of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia 2012 Report On Members’ Compensation And Benefits
of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia 2012 Report On Members’ Compensation And Benefits
NTRODUCTION Introduction We are pleased to present the findings of a comprehensive compensation and benefits

NTRODUCTION

Introduction

We are pleased to present the findings of a comprehensive compensation and benefits survey of APEGBC members undertaken by the Association in June 2012. The most recent member compensation survey was undertaken in June 2010.

The primary intent of this report is to provide information on base annual compensation, total annual compensation and other non-monetary benefits earned by APEGBC members employed in full-time positions in British Columbia.

The best indicator of professional compensation is obtained through an Employment Responsibility Evaluation. Members can refer to the Benchmark Employment Descriptions to confirm the accuracy of their responsibility point level assessment. Both can be found at www.apeg.bc.ca/compensationsurvey.

Section A provides base salary and total annual compensation values by responsibility point level for the overall dataset and by industry sector. Section A also includes information on total other compensation, working hours, benefits and perquisites.

Section B provides secondary demographic and other informational tables that may be of interest to some readers, including compensation reports presented by degree received, year of graduation, member status, size of organization and gender.

Note:

The compensation survey data and exhibits included within this report are intended

to provide the reader with general benchmarks and be used as a guideline for comparing his or her compensation with overall industry values. Compensation values should be determined and calculated by the level of responsibility for the position. Therefore, the prediction of compensation based on any one factor is difficult due to market forces and general economic conditions; and caution should be exercised.

© 2012 APEGBC. All Rights Reserved.

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia

2012

Report On Members’ Compensation And Benefits

Table of Contents

Survey Methodology

4

Section A - Results

5

Reported Base Salary and Total Annual Compensation by Responsibility Level

5

Reported Base Salary by Industry

6

Working Hours and Other Compensation

8

Employee Benefits and Perquisites

9

Vacation Entitlements

9

Section B - Survey Demographics and Other Compensation Tables

Employment Status

10

Reported Base Salary and Total Annual Compensation by Responsibility Level and Gender

10

Reported Base Salary by Bachelor’s Degree

11

Reported Base Salary by Graduate Degree Received

12

Reported Base Salary and Responsibility Level by Year of Graduation

13

Compensation by Size of Organization

14

Reported Base Salary by Member Status and Gender

14

Compensation by Region and Gender Including Non-BC Respondents

15

SURVEY METHODOLOGY

Practising APEGBC members were invited to participate in an online survey of members’ compensation by email in June 2012. A total of 2,424 responses were received.

The primary intent of this compensation survey is to provide data for BC-based APEGBC members. As such the majority of tables in this report present information for this subset of the entire sample. Section B also contains selected reports for the entire valid data set including respondents from the rest of Canada and around the world.

As in previous years, the analyses dealing with compensation use a subset of the total respondents; members who indicated that they were full-time students, retired, employed part-time or unemployed were removed from the data set. All respondents who did not indicate both compensation data and responsibility point level were also removed. Also, respondents with reported base salary and total compensation of less than $25,000 are removed. The remaining British Columbia-only compensation subset is comprised of 1,476 valid responses. Tables representing base salary or total compensation are based on a smaller sample since cases that reported a total compensation less than the base salary are removed; the remaining subset for these tables includes 1,242 valid responses.

The survey asked respondents to provide information on their base annual compensation, defined strictly as base salary. A number of tables in this report also provide total annual compensation values defined as base annual compensation plus taxable benefits such as medical, insurance and pension contributions paid by the employer as well as cash compensation such as bonuses, commission, profit sharing and paid overtime.

Compensation definitions are as follows:

Mean – numerical average of compensation values;

Median – 50% of values are below and 50% of values are above this compensation;

Low Decile – 10% of values are below and 90% of values are above this compensation;

Low Quartile – 25% of values are below and 75% of values are above this compensation;

High Quartile – 75% of values are below and 25% of values are above this compensation;

High Decile – 90% of values are below and 10% of values are above this compensation.

In many tables, both median and mean compensation information is provided. Median figures are often

a better indicator of compensation changes and ranges since median values are less affected by very high

and very low responses. However, mean values provide a true arithmetic average, which may be of interest to some readers. Low and high decile information is not provided when a response sample is less than 10. Additionally, low and high quartile information is not provided when a sample is less than 25 respondents. Similarly, mean and median values have not been reported for samples sizes that are less than five.

The size of the 2012 return sample (2,424) decreased over that obtained in 2010 (4,897respondents). While

a sufficient sample was obtained to validate many of the analyses, again, caution should be exercised when examining smaller data subsets of the entire sample.

when examining smaller data subsets of the entire sample. 4 2012 APEGBC Report On Members’ Compensation

SECTION A - RESULTS

REPORTED BASE SALARY AND TOTAL ANNUAL COMPENSATION BY RESPONSIBILITY LEVEL

Reported base salary and total annual compensation by responsibility point level is illustrated in Exhibit 1a and Exhibit 1b respectively. These analyses provide both low and high, decile and quartile values to illustrate the range of base salary and total annual compensation paid to individuals within the same responsibility point range.

The median base salary for all respondents and all responsibility point levels is $87,500, and ranges from a low of $57,250 at 200-249 point to $187,500 at the 800+ point level. Compared to 2010 median base salary values, most point level ranges have recorded an increase, and the median base salary for the entire sample has increased 2.9% over the two-year period.

Exhibit 1a - Reported Base Salary by Responsibility Level – June 2012

 

Increase

Responsibility

Total

Median

Low

Low

2012

High

High

2010

2012/2010

Point Range

Jobs

Points

Mean

Decile

Quartile

Median

Quartile

Decile

Median

Median

Less than 200

61

178

57,141

43,400

49,700

58,000

63,000

71,904

53,500

8.4%

200-249

115

223

59,842

50,156

54,000

57,250

64,000

75,000

58,000

-1.3%

250-299

130

277

68,012

52,200

58,041

66,000

75,000

84,000

62,350

5.9%

300-349

165

318

78,268

61,000

66,875

75,000

85,500

100,000

72,000

4.2%

350-399

153

370

89,006

68,800

76,625

85,400

95,990

115,000

82,000

4.1%

400-449

121

425

94,731

71,543

80,000

91,520

105,000

116,560

90,000

1.7%

450-499

114

476

101,646

72,750

84,875

100,500

110,000

129,500

98,800

1.7%

500-549

109

518

109,532

86,000

94,750

106,000

120,000

135,000

102,000

3.9%

550-599

81

573

117,258

90,000

100,200

114,000

128,691

154,000

110,000

3.6%

600-649

57

623

118,335

77,376

103,500

120,000

136,500

145,200

118,000

1.7%

650-699

54

680

143,625

85,559

115,000

127,563

166,013

200,000

122,000

4.6%

700-749

41

718

154,721

90,000

120,000

140,000

187,500

214,800

124,250

12.7%

750-799

33

770

182,867

104,400

137,500

165,000

191,000

273,000

140,000

17.9%

800+*

8

850

224,000

N/S

N/S

187,500

N/S

N/S

N/A

N/A

Total

1,242

398

95,732

57,000

69,000

87,500

112,000

140,000

85000

2.9%

N/S - Insufficient Sample Size, N/A - Not Available

 

*due to the very few number of respondents in the 800-849 and 850+ point level

 

Exhibit 1b - Reported Total Annual Compensation by Responsibility Level – June 2012

 
 

Increase

Responsibility

Total

Median

Low

Low

2012

High

High

2010

2012/2010

Point Range

Jobs

Points

Mean

Decile

Quartile

Median

Quartile

Decile

Median

Median

Less than 200

61

178

59,787

45,000

51,250

58,500

65,750

80,000

55,000

6.4%

200-249

115

223

63,604

52,300

55,000

59,000

70,000

84,400

61,000

-3.3%

250-299

130

277

74,863

55,000

62,000

71,063

80,000

94,000

67,000

6.1%

300-349

165

318

86,842

64,000

72,000

82,040

96,750

114,800

77,000

6.5%

350-399

153

370

104,637

72,000

81,869

92,000

110,500

133,526

87,700

4.9%

400-449

121

425

107,124

74,900

85,000

102,000

120,000

141,097

98,000

4.1%

450-499

114

476

117,380

81,250

91,765

109,000

127,500

150,000

108,000

0.9%

500-549

109

518

135,017

90,000

104,750

120,000

138,250

162,546

114,000

5.3%

550-599

81

573

135,595

96,000

110,000

125,000

148,968

180,000

124,549

0.4%

600-649

57

623

146,927

78,800

106,611

133,000

166,500

211,250

133,000

0.0%

650-699

54

680

161,847

112,500

125,000

150,000

180,000

237,500

140,000

7.1%

700-749

41

718

207,833

113,200

143,044

170,000

260,500

338,400

160,594

5.9%

750-799

33

770

223,790

119,400

147,500

184,000

260,500

380,000

158,625

16.0%

800+

8

850

343,250

N/S

N/S

260,000

N/S

N/S

N/A

N/A

Total

1242

398

111,789

58,500

73,893

95,950

127,034

166,741

130,000

2.5%

N/S - Insufficient Sample Size, N/A - Not Available

REPORTED BASE SALARY BY INDUSTRY

Exhibit 2 presents the distribution of reported base salary by industry. Consulting Services comprises the largest sector with 45.7% of the respondents. The next largest reporting sector was Utilities/ Communications/Transportation at 11.6% of respondents followed by Government at 11.5%.

A comparison of median base salary by industry sector to the overall median for all sectors yields the following: Management Consulting +37.1%, Eng/Geo Consulting -5.7%, Utilities/Communication/ Transportation +3.4%, Government +2.8%, Primary and Resource Industries +14.7%, Construction and Manufacturing -2.9%, High Technology -5.1%, and Other 1.7%.

Exhibit 2 - Reported Base Salary by Industry - June 2012

 

Total

% of

Lower

Lower

Upper

Upper

Industry

Jobs

Total

Mean

Decile

Quartile

Median

Quartile

Decile

All Sectors

1242

100.0%

95,732

57,000

69,000

87,500

112,000

140,000

Consulting Services

568

45.7%

93,900

55,000

63,295

82,000

110,000

140,200

General Management Consulting

17

1.4%

143,894

57,200

83,750

120,000

189,350

310,000

Engineering Consulting

503

40.5%

90,926

55,000

63,227

80,000

110,000

137,200

Building Science

15

1.2%

68,048

45,000

55,000

65,000

73,725

112,000

Chemical

8

.6%

96,625

N/S

N/S

102,000

N/S

N/S

Civil

60

4.8%

88,562

54,000

61,250

73,100

109,000

144,500

Construction

6

.5%

98,667

N/S

N/S

97,500

N/S

N/S

Electrical/Electronic

50

4.0%

87,245

56,460

60,375

77,960

108,040

133,170

Engineering Physics

2

.2%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Environmental

39

3.1%

86,186

54,000

69,000

82,000

105,000

135,000

Fire Protection

4

.3%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Food/Beverage

1

.1%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Forest

4

.3%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Geological

2

.2%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Geotechnical

38

3.1%

78,605

53,600

61,000

70,000

86,250

117,840

Groundwater

1

.1%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Industrial/Manufacturing

11

.9%

100,076

63,960

80,000

90,640

125,000

153,400

Land Development

5

.4%

122,800

N/S

N/S

55,000

N/S

N/S

Marine/Naval

9

.7%

70,650

N/S

N/S

66,150

N/S

N/S

Materials Handling

10

.8%

94,240

55,100

N/S

71,500

N/S

221,700

Mechanical

46

3.7%

87,539

54,400

65,000

78,000

108,741

128,900

Metallurgical/Materials

6

.5%

123,667

N/S

N/S

105,500

N/S

N/S

Mining

34

2.7%

99,211

59,000

63,170

87,750

122,500

170,000

Petroleum (Energy)

12

1.0%

104,845

52,150

N/S

105,040

N/S

174,300

Power (Energy)

23

1.9%

94,637

50,800

80,000

89,250

110,000

145,000

Project Management

6

.5%

167,050

N/S

N/S

152,400

N/S

N/S

Pulp & Paper

4

.3%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Structural

59

4.8%

86,615

54,000

58,000

80,000

110,000

127,000

Surveying/Geomatics

1

.1%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Transportation

22

1.8%

95,157

59,300

64,950

83,524

118,500

140,970

Water Resources

15

1.2%

93,997

62,792

N/S

92,580

N/S

131,400

Other

9

.7%

117,622

N/S

N/S

113,000

N/S

N/S

Geoscience Consulting

49

3.9%

106,607

49,300

60,000

85,000

113,500

170,000

Environmental

14

1.1%

87,595

47,466

N/S

84,000

N/S

156,500

Geochemistry

3

.2%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Geology

6

.5%

225,833

N/S

N/S

107,500

N/S

N/S

Geophysics

5

.4%

80,140

N/S

N/S

85,000

N/S

N/S

Geotechnics

5

.4%

72,340

N/S

N/S

74,000

N/S

N/S

Hydrogeology

6

.5%

90,667

N/S

N/S

79,000

N/S

N/S

Management

2

.2%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Mineral Exploration

7

.6%

95,571

N/S

N/S

90,000

N/S

N/S

Other

1

.1%

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Note: Caution should be exercised when small samples are used to calculate median and mean compensation values. Median values have not been provided for samples of less than five respondents. Additionally, compensation values should be determined and calculated by the level of responsibility for the position and as such, the prediction of compensation based on any one factor is difficult due to market forces and general economic conditions, and caution should be exercised.

Exhibit 2 - Reported Base Salary by Industry (continued)

Exhibit 2 - Reported Base Salary by Industry (continued)   Total % of Lower Lower Upper
 

Total

% of

Lower

Lower

Upper

Upper

Industry

Jobs

Total

Mean

Decile

Quartile

Median

Quartile

Decile

Utilities, Communications, Transportation

144

11.6%

97,337

61,350

72,000

90,500

112,750

132,000

Communication and Telecommunication

8

0

70,688

N/S

N/S

74,000

N/S

N/S

Electric Power and Gas Utilities

104

8.4%

97,492

62,000

74,250

90,500

113,125

127,000

Facilities Management

2

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Pipelines

3

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Transportation

19

1.5%

100,826

53,000

N/S

94,147

N/S

195,000

Water Supply

5

0

92,951

N/S

N/S

97,500

N/S

N/S

Other

2

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Government

143

11.5%

94,132

65,800

77,200

90,000

110,000

126,841

Crown Corporations

8

0

96,313

N/S

N/S

98,500

N/S

N/S

Education

24

1.9%

105,208

67,500

N/S

100,000

N/S

153,500

Federal

11

0

102,291

83,600

N/S

101,000

N/S

125,840

First Nations

1

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Health Care

5

0

86,200

60,000

N/S

80,000

N/S

N/S

Military

6

0

72,867

60,000

N/S

72,100

N/S

N/S

Provincial/Territorial

35

2.8%

76,014

56,600

68,000

78,000

85,000

91,600

Regional, Municipal and Local

49

3.9%

102,786

69,936

87,000

100,000

123,000

130,000

Other

3

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Primary and Resource Industries

121

9.7%

109,763

70,112

84,000

100,400

126,242

169,100

Agriculture

2

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Aquaculture

2

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Chemical

2

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Forestry

8

0

100,450

50,000

N/S

103,000

N/S

N/S

Mining

78

6.3%

115,009

72,317

85,750

102,250

135,000

180,000

Oil and Gas

18

1.4%

109,094

65,800

N/S

109,500

N/S

171,950

Pulp & Paper

7

0

104,438

N/S

N/S

104,260

N/S

N/S

Other

5

0

81,400

N/S

N/S

72,000

N/S

N/S

Construction and Manufacturing

139

11.2%

92,251

55,000

68,000

85,000

106,000

138,200

Concrete & Precast

2

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Construction

59

4.8%

92,833

55,000

65,800

85,000

105,000

135,000

Design/Building

18

1.4%

101,479

52,700

N/S

99,000

N/S

153,400

Fabrication

1

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Manufacturing, heavy

43

3.5%

84,213

55,270

69,125

85,200

98,200

130,200

Manufacturing, light

15

1.2%

97,229

57,879

N/S

90,000

N/S

137,720

Other

1

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

High Technology

90

7.2%

89,088

55,000

65,775

83,000

106,906

135,175

High Technology/Manufacturing

19

1.5%

83,713

42,000

N/S

80,000

N/S

117,000

Instrumental/Controls

4

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Product Development

28

2.3%

85,896

54,500

60,000

75,750

100,000

151,300

Research & Development

20

1.6%

81,930

48,850

N/S

75,000

N/S

129,000

Software Development

13

1.0%

117,347

66,250

N/S

106,800

N/S

194,000

Systems Integration

4

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Other

3

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Other

37

3.0%

107,140

58,000

74,000

89,000

121,500

160,600

Financial Planning

1

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Management Consulting

1

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Non-Profit Association

2

0

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

N/S

Service Industry

10

0

129,983

51,500

N/S

100,450

N/S

440,013

Other

23

1.9%

99,885

53,376

N/S

87,300

N/S

161,800

N/S – Insufficient Sample Size

WORKING HOURS AND OTHER COMPENSATION

Working Hours The most commonly reported standard work week is 40 hours, indicated by 58.5% of the respondents. A 37.5-hour base week is reported by 34.4% while 7.1% have a base week of 35 hours. The average number of hours worked weekly is 44 hours.

Other Financial Compensation The amount of total other financial compensation paid as a percentage of total annual compensation is presented by responsibility point range in Exhibit 3. In general, other compensation forms a larger percentage of overall compensation at higher responsibility levels.

Exhibit 3 – Other Compensation as a Percentage of Total Annual Compensation – 2012

 

Total Other

Other Compensation as a Percentage of Total Annual Compensation

 

Total

Mean Base

Mean Total

Annual

Jobs

Salary

Compensation

Compensation

Less than 200

61

57,141

59,787

2,646

4.4%

200-249

115

59,842

63,604

3,762

5.9%

250-299

130

68,012

74,863

6,851

9.2%

300-349

165

78,268

86,842

8,574

9.9%

350-399

153

89,006

104,637

15,631

14.9%

400-449

121

94,731

107,124

12,393

11.6%

450-499

114

101,646

117,380

15,734

13.4%

500-549

109

109,532

135,017

25,485

18.9%

550-599

81

117,258

135,595

18,337

13.5%

600-649

57

118,335

146,927

28,592

19.5%

650-699

54

143,625

161,847

18,222

11.3%

700-749

41

154,721

207,833

53,112

25.6%

750-799

33

182,867

223,790

40,924

18.3%

800+

8

224,000

343,250

119,250

34.7%

Total

1,242

95,732

111,789

16,057

14.4%

Exhibit 4 provides the percentages of respondents by industry that receive additional compensation over base annual compensation. Additional compensation is usually in the form of a performance/merit bonus, indicated by 32% of respondents, followed by overtime paid to 18.2% of respondents and profit sharing paid to 11.1% of respondents.

Exhibit 4 - Percentage of Respondents Receiving Other Compensation

 

Project/

Completion

Performance/

Profit

Stock

 

Total Jobs

Bonus

Commission

Overtime

Merit Bonus

Sharing

Options

Other

All Sectors

1,476

10.6%

0.34%

18.2%

32.0%

11.1%

6.8%

9.3%

Consulting Services

694

10.4%

0.14%

22.91%

27.52%

14.12%

5.62%

7.64%

Management Consulting

23

4.3%

0.00%

0.00%

34.78%

4.35%

0.00%

4.35%

Engineering Consulting

613

11.3%

0.16%

23.49%

27.57%

14.03%

5.22%

7.34%

Geoscience Consulting

59

5.1%

0.00%

25.42%

23.73%

18.64%

11.86%

11.86%

Utilities, Communications

157

12.1%

0.64%

18.47%

63.69%

2.55%

5.10%

11.46%

Government

163

1.8%

0.00%

16.56%

6.75%

0.00%

0.00%

11.04%

Primary and Resource Industries

145

15.2%

0.00%

17.24%

50.34%

16.55%

17.93%

13.10%

Construction and Manufacturing

168

13.7%

0.60%

10.71%

30.95%

16.67%

4.17%

8.33%

High Technology

107

14.0%

0.93%

6.54%

28.97%

6.54%

17.76%

11.21%

Other

42

4.8%

2.38%

9.52%

33.33%

7.14%

2.38%

7.14%

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS AND PERQUISITES

The majority of respondents indicated that their employer pays for, or partially subsidizes, BC basic medical coverage (77.5%), extended health benefits (90.2%), long-term disability (79%), dental plans (91.3%), vision plans (83.7%) and life insurance (78.3%). Related education costs are at least partially reimbursed for 71.9% of respondents, 47.2% participate in an employer-sponsored RRSP plan, 47.7% participate in an employer-sponsored pension plan and 76.3% have their APEGBC Association fees paid for or partly sponsored by their employer.

Exhibit 5 provides a summary of the percentages of respondents receiving various benefits and perquisites.

Exhibit 5 - Employee Benefits and Perquisites Benefit provided 100% Partially Total Not No Response
Exhibit 5 - Employee Benefits and Perquisites
Benefit provided
100%
Partially
Total
Not
No Response
Employer Paid
Employer Paid
Provided
Provided
Don’t Know
Life Insurance
39.3%
39.0%
78.3%
14.4%
7.2%

Provincial Medical Plan

51.4%

26.1%

77.5%

19.1%

3.4%

Extended Health Plan

39.4%

50.9%

90.2%

7.0%

2.7%

Dental Plan

33.2%

58.1%

91.3%

6.8%

1.8%

Vision Plan

29.8%

53.9%

83.7%

11.3%

5.0%

Prescription Drug Plan

33.3%

53.0%

86.3%

8.7%

5.0%

Long-term Disability

34.0%

45.0%

79.0%

12.6%

8.4%

Life/Accident Insurance

34.2%

42.1%

76.3%

13.4%

10.3%

Pension Plan

13.3%

34.4%

47.7%

39.8%

12.5%

RRSP Plan

9.1%

38.1%

47.2%

40.2%

12.7%

Education (related)

43.0%

28.9%

71.9%

18.0%

10.1%

Education (unrelated)

2.5%

9.8%

12.3%

66.7%

21.0%

APEGBC Membership Fees

69.3%

7.0%

76.3%

20.3%

3.5%

Other Professional Membership Fees41.9%

8.6%

50.5%

30.2%

19.2%

Company Paid Parking

35.2%

35.2%

58.9%

5.9%

Company Supplied Car

11.4%

11.4%

82.9%

5.7%

Car Allowance

17.3%

17.3%

76.4%

6.2%

Telecommuting

34.5%

34.5%

57.6%

7.9%

Flex-time

66.0%

66.0%

29.3%

4.7%

Fitness Facility/Membership

29.1%

29.1%

64.9%

6.0%

Employee Share Ownership

25.4%

25.4%

67.8%

6.8%

Bonus or Profit Sharing Plan

43.2%

43.2%

50.1%

6.6%

Stock Options

17.7%

17.7%

74.7%

7.6%

Isolation Allowance

12.5%

12.5%

72.0%

15.4%

Parental Leave

25.5%

25.5%

46.1%

28.3%

15.4% Parental Leave 25.5% 25.5% 46.1% 28.3% Note: the percentages may not add up to 100

Note: the percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding

VACATION ENTITLEMENTS

The most commonly reported vacation entitlement is three weeks. 66% of respondents receive between three and four weeks of vacation annually and 19.2% receive five or more weeks each year. Exhibit 6 presents the vacation entitlements of respondents.

Exhibit 6 - Vacation Entitlements

Vacation Weeks

Count

Percent

2

210

14.2%

3

576

39.0%

4

398

27.0%

5

138

9.3%

6

69

4.7%

7

45

3.0%

8+

32

2.2%

No Response

8

.5%

Total

1,476

100.0%

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SECTION B - SURVEY DEMOGRAPHICS AND OTHER COMPENSATION TABLES

EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Exhibit 7 illustrates the employment status of this year’s respondents as of June 2012. As the survey launch notice invited participation from members with practising status only, responses do not reflect the actual distribution of full-time, part-time, students and unemployed members in the APEGBC membership and are provided for informational purposes related to this survey only. Full-time salaried/ contract workers account for 88.8% of respondents, while 1.6% indicated that they are employed part time. Owners/ partners comprise 3.9% of the sample, while 2.2% of respondents are self-employed. Students, retired or unemployed members, and members who did not indicate their employment status make up the remainder at 3.6% of the respondents.

Exhibit 7 - Employment Status of Respondents June 2012 Gender Row Employment Status Male Female
Exhibit 7 - Employment Status of Respondents June 2012
Gender
Row
Employment Status
Male
Female
Not Given
Total
Percent

Full-time Salaried

1,357

247

416

2020

83.4%

Full-time Contract

77

15

38

130

5.4%

Part-time Salaried

9

11

4

24

1.0%

Part-time Contract

8

1

5

14

0.6%

Owner

49

3

20

72

3.0%

Partner

16

1

5

22

0.9%

Self-employed

32

4

18

54

2.2%

Student

0

0

48

48

2.0%

Retired

0

0

15

15

0.6%

Unemployed

0

0

22

22

0.9%

Not Reported

3

3

0.1%

Total

1,548

282

594

2,424

100.0%

Column Percent

63.9%

11.6%

24.4%

100.0%

REPORTED BASE SALARY AND TOTAL ANNUAL COMPENSATION BY RESPONSIBILITY LEVEL AND GENDER

Exhibit 8 presents mean and median base salary and total annual compensation for male and female respondents by responsibility point level. Median total annual compensation is higher for women at the responsibility point levels less than 250, 300-349 and 350-399 when compared to the male respondents. Median base salary values are also higher for women in the point ranges less than 200, 200-249, and 350-399.

Exhibit 8 - Reported Base Salary & Total Annual Compensation by Responsibility Level and Gender
Exhibit 8 - Reported Base Salary & Total Annual Compensation by Responsibility Level and Gender
Male Respondents
Female Respondents
Median
Mean
Median
Mean
Total
Median
Total Annual
Total Annual
Total
Median
Total Annual
Total Annual
Jobs
Base Salary
Compensation
Compensation
Jobs
Base Salary
Compensation
Compensation

Less than 200

49

56,500

58,000

59,250

12

59,750

61,750

61,979

200

- 249

93

57,000

57,600

63,119

21

63,000

65,916

66,026

250

- 299

105

66,560

72,000

74,270

22

60,000

66,575

76,355

300

- 349

136

75,000

82,000

86,809

25

73,000

82,500

84,614

350

- 399

125

85,000

91,000

99,135

24

89,125

94,883

132,938

400

- 449

100

92,210

102,500

109,630

20

91,750

100,750

95,452

450

- 499

99

101,500

109,250

118,897

12

86,063

99,000

102,705

500

- 549

91

106,500

120,000

137,524

13

97,500

109,000

117,629

550

- 599

73

114,000

128,000

136,914

6

108,000

113,616

117,412

600

- 649

53

120,000

136,000

147,681

3

N/S

N/S

N/S

650

- 699

47

138,673

156,000

161,976

6

119,000

136,922

162,807

700

- 749

38

140,000

174,000

208,767

1

N/S

N/S

N/S

750

- 799

30

165,000

191,500

234,136

3

N/S

N/S

N/S

800+

8

187,500