A Civil Engineer earns an average salary of R331,361 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

R179,612 - R603,703
(Median)
R180K
R330K
R600K
MEDIAN: R331,360
10%
50%
90%

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R106.50 - R370.00
(Median)
R110
R160
R370
MEDIAN: R156.00
10%
50%
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
R179,612 - R603,703  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R51,642  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R99,193  
Commission
R0.00  
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).
)
R184,021 - R635,298  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 848
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.
)
R0R330R660R990
Hourly Rate
R106.50 - R370.00  
   
Hourly Tips
R1.11  
Overtime
R0.00 - R970  
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.
)
R0R700KR1.4MR2.1M
Bonus
R0.00 - R51,642  
   
Commission
R0.00  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R99,193  
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).
)
R184,021 - R635,298  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R340,053

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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
R340,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries



Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Project
up arrow 3%

Construction Site Inspection
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microstation
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
R340,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
up arrow 2%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

Autocad 2000i
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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