Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Engineering Services - 54133

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in applying principles of engineering in the design, development and utilization of machines, materials, instruments, structures, processes and systems.

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    The assignments undertaken by these establishments may involve any of the following activities; the provision of advice, the preparation of feasibility studies, the preparation of preliminary and final plans and designs, the provision of technical services during the construction or installation phase, the inspection and evaluation of engineering projects, and related services.

    Example Activities:
    Civil engineering services
    Consulting engineering services
    Electrical and electronic engineering services
    Industrial engineering services
    Mechanical engineering services
    Mining engineering services
    Petroleum engineering services
    Traffic consultants, engineering services

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    design and construction of buildings, highways and other structures (see 23 Construction)
    providing construction management services - classified by type of construction (see 23 Construction)
    gathering, interpreting and mapping geophysical data (see 541360 Geophysical surveying and mapping
    services)
    providing engineering surveying services (see 541370 Surveying and mapping (except geophysical)
    services)
    creating and developing designs and specifications that optimize the function, value and appearance of
    products (see 541420 Industrial design services)
    planning and designing computer systems that integrate existing hardware, packaged or custom software
    and communication technologies (see 541514 Computer systems design and related services (except
    video game design and development))
    providing advice and assistance to others on environmental issues, such as the control of environmental
    contamination from pollutants, toxic substances and hazardous materials (see 541620 Environmental
    consulting services)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

31,162

0-99 Employees

97.9%

View financial data for 2016 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$350.8
thousand

Profitable

85.2%

Salaries and wages

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