The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC) is a not-for-profit professional association supporting the consulting engineering industry to provide the highest standard of engineering design services, and protect the health, welfare and safety of society. The Voice of Consulting Engineering in BC, ACEC-BC promotes the advancement of the industry through the provision of information including the annual fee guideline.
For over 20-years, ACEC-BC has produced this comprehensive fee guideline to support consulting engineering firms practicing in BC and BC based clients in determining appropriate minimum fees for service.
This guideline provides information on suggested minimum hourly rates for consulting practice. The guideline recognizes average fees across the province and does not consider local or specialty markets where conditions may support higher fees.