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Civil Engineer Salary (South Africa)

The average salary for a Civil Engineer is R297,880 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Project. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Civil Engineer Salary (?
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R176,552 - R590,304
(Median)
180K
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410K
590K
MEDIAN: R297,879
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Civil Engineer Salary (?
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R53.50 - R615
(Median)
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220
340
610
MEDIAN: R219.00
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National Salary Data

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R0R210KR420KR630K
Salary
R176,552 - R590,304  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R49,788  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R101,014  
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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R179,369 - R611,818  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 983
National Hourly Rate 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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R0R210R420R630
Hourly Rate
R53.50 - R615  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R340.04  
National Annualized 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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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R49,788  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R101,014  
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).
)
R179,369 - R611,818  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay Difference By Location

Centurion
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Rustenburg
up arrow 19%
Port Elizabeth
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George
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National Average
R305,000
Pietermaritzburg
up arrow 10%
Bloemfontein
up arrow 11%
Queenstown
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Polokwane
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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
R305,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

up arrow 11%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 11%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Contract Management
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
National Average
R305,000
Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 1%
AutoCAD
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Microstation
up arrow 3%
Autocad 2000i
up arrow 14%
Matlab
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 218 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 41%