Civil Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Civil Engineer is R303,995 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Project Management, Contract Management, and Windows Operating System General Use. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

R181,238 - R590,685
(Median)
R180K
R300K
R590K
MEDIAN: R303,994
10%
50%
90%

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R69.46 - R498.07
(Median)
R69
R180
R500
MEDIAN: R175.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R210KR420KR630K
Salary
R181,238 - R590,685  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R50,282  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R98,633  
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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R184,100 - R612,071  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R200R400R600
Hourly Rate
R69.46 - R498.07  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R592  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R50,282  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R98,633  
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).
)
R184,100 - R612,071  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Civil Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Civil Engineer?

Civil Engineer in Johannesburg:
"Challenging, Exciting And Rewarding."
Pros: Formulating the problem or requirement and then following up with subsequent design and mathematical solutions.
Cons: Completing tender documents and some report writing.

Civil Engineer in Durban:
Pros: Technical design challenges such as Bridge Design are complex and mentally stimulating.
Cons: Can often get stuck doing the same task repetitively if you prove yourself to be good at performing that task.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries




National Average
R311,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 20%


Contract Management
up arrow 16%


up arrow 6%

Autocad 2000i
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
R311,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microstation
up arrow 5%

up arrow 10%

Matlab
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 262 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 42%
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