The average salary for a Civil Engineer is R337,375 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project and Project Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

R176,488 - R612,536
R180K
R340K
R610K
MEDIAN: R337,375
10%
50%
90%

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R30.91 - R426.62
R31
R160
R430
MEDIAN: R164.66
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R220KR440KR660K
Salary
R176,488 - R612,536  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R51,164  
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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R179,333 - R647,428  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 774
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R340R680R1K
Hourly Rate
R30.91 - R426.62  
   
Hourly Tips
R1.11  
Overtime
R50.34 - R993  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
R0R700KR1MR2M
Bonus
R0.00 - R51,164  
   
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).
)
R179,333 - R647,428  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R345,057

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Civil Engineer Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲143%

▲73%

▲23%

National Average
R345,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

▲15%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲10%







Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼0%

National Average
R345,000


Autocad 2000i
▼5%


▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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