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MacPhail School of Energy

Each year, SAIT conducts a survey to determine the employment rate, salaries and satisfaction of our newest SAIT alumni. The survey is conducted between February and April with the most recent class of SAIT grads.

The data below is employment and salary information about programs in the MacPhail School of Energy.


MacPhail School of Energy

Number of Graduates 834
Number Responding 536
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 508
Employment Rate 81%
Total Employee 410
Employed - Training Related 190
Employed - Non-Training Related 220
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 98
Not Seeking Employment 28
Pursuing Education 138
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $60,000

Accounting Oil & Gas Production

Number of Graduates 17
Number Responding 12
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 12
Employment Rate 58%
Total Employee 7
Employed - Training Related 2
Employed - Non-Training Related 5
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 5
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 1
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $N/A

Bachelor of Applied Technology in Petroleum Engineering

Number of Graduates 65
Number Responding 41
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 41
Employment Rate 95%
Total Employee 39
Employed - Training Related 26
Employed - Non-Training Related 13
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 2
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 2
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $63,000

Chemical Engineering Technology

Number of Graduates 31
Number Responding 19
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 19
Employment Rate 63%
Total Employee 12
Employed - Training Related 1
Employed - Non-Training Related 11
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 7
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 6
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $N/A

Chemical Laboratory Technology

Number of Graduates 25
Number Responding 20
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 19
Employment Rate 74%
Total Employee 14
Employed - Training Related 9
Employed - Non-Training Related 5
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 5
Not Seeking Employment 1
Pursuing Education 2
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $53,000

Energy Asset Management

Number of Graduates 54
Number Responding 36
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 33
Employment Rate 85%
Total Employee 28
Employed - Training Related 7
Employed - Non-Training Related 21
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 5
Not Seeking Employment 3
Pursuing Education 15
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $N/A

Electrical Engineering Technology

Number of Graduates 111
Number Responding 69
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 64
Employment Rate 75%
Total Employee 48
Employed - Training Related 24
Employed - Non-Training Related 24
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 16
Not Seeking Employment 5
Pursuing Education 14
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $52,000

Environmental Technology

Number of Graduates 28
Number Responding 18
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 17
Employment Rate 88%
Total Employee 15
Employed - Training Related 5
Employed - Non-Training Related 10
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 2
Not Seeking Employment 1
Pursuing Education 4
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $N/A

Instrumentation Engineering Technology

Number of Graduates 61
Number Responding 38
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 35
Employment Rate 86%
Total Employee 30
Employed - Training Related 14
Employed - Non-Training Related 16
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 5
Not Seeking Employment 3
Pursuing Education 8
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $48,050

Petroleum Land Administration

Number of Graduates 69
Number Responding 35
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 35
Employment Rate 89%
Total Employee 31
Employed - Training Related 7
Employed - Non-Training Related 24
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 4
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 12
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $40,000

Petroleum Engineering Technology

Number of Graduates 153
Number Responding 100
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 87
Employment Rate 77%
Total Employee 67
Employed - Training Related 34
Employed - Non-Training Related 33
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 20
Not Seeking Employment 13
Pursuing Education 50
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $70,000

Power Engineering Technology

Number of Graduates 143
Number Responding 96
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 94
Employment Rate 78%
Total Employee 73
Employed - Training Related 38
Employed - Non-Training Related 35
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 21
Not Seeking Employment 2
Pursuing Education 9
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $80,950

Power and Process Operations

Number of Graduates 56
Number Responding 36
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 36
Employment Rate 86%
Total Employee 31
Employed - Training Related 16
Employed - Non-Training Related 15
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 5
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 12
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $58,500

Water Treatment Operator

Number of Graduates 21
Number Responding 16
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 16
Employment Rate 94%
Total Employee 15
Employed - Training Related 7
Employed - Non-Training Related 8
Not Employee and Seeking Employment 1
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 3
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $73,220