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.

R175,667 - R612,655
R180K
R340K
R610K
MEDIAN: R338,963
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50%
90%

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R97.87 - R441.80
R98
R170
R440
MEDIAN: R171.15
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90%

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National Salary 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.
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R0R220KR440KR660K
Salary
R175,667 - R612,655  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R50,891  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R96,958  
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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R179,612 - R650,116  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 849
National Hourly Rate 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.
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R0R330R660R990
Hourly Rate
R97.87 - R441.80  
   
Hourly Tips
R1.11  
Overtime
R51.06 - R979  
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.
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R0R700KR1MR2M
Bonus
R0.00 - R50,891  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R96,958  
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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R179,612 - R650,116  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $303,000 based on 528 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $425,000 based on 256 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $598,000 based on 102 salaries. A Civil Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $840,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R347,074

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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
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲142%

▲72%

▲23%

National Average
R347,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

▲15%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲9%







National Average
R347,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼1%


Autocad 2000i
▼6%


▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 55%
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