The average salary for a Civil Engineer is AU$70,511 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.
Civil Engineer Total Pay (?
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AU$49,786 - AU$105,863
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: AU$70,510
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Civil Engineer Total Pay (?
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AU$19.95 - AU$50.54
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$31.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$49,786 - AU$105,863  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,153  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$8,000  
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$59,598  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$49,677 - AU$112,445  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,510
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$19.95 - AU$50.54  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$68.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,153  
   
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$59,598  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$8,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$49,677 - AU$112,445  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,510
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Pay Difference By Location
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Gold Coast
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AU$71,000
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

National Average
AU$71,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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National Average
AU$71,000
Microsoft Office
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 19% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 80%
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