A Civil Engineering Technician earns an average salary of R172,429 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

R95,087 - R317,894
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R170K
R320K
MEDIAN: R172,429
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90%

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R24.85 - R179.10
R25
R37
R180
MEDIAN: R37.00
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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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R0R110KR220KR330K
Salary
R95,087 - R317,894  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R26,035  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R29,799  
Commission
R21,000  
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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R92,202 - R329,478  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 694
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R60R120R180
Hourly Rate
R24.85 - R179.10  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R147.95  
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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R0R120KR240KR360K
Bonus
R0.00 - R26,035  
   
Commission
R21,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R29,799  
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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R92,202 - R329,478  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R173,282

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Civil Engineering Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Civil Engineering Technician?

Civil Engineering Technician in Johannesburg:
"The job is quite flexible and very broad."
Pros: You visit many different places. Broad field. Experience new cultures. Designing. Site supervising.
Cons: You have to be willing to relocate at anytime for new projects.

Civil Engineering Technician in Port Elizabeth:
"Demanding, time management , weather conditions factors."
Pros: Outdoors, meeting with targets, teamwork, built environment, creativity.
Cons: Dusty environment, health hazards, weather conditions, bad quality of materials.

Civil Engineering Technician in nelspruit:
"On Consultation Firms It Was Very Limited In Terms Of Design."
Pros: Better experience and training when it comes to new technology and as well better salary.
Cons: Municipal tenders specially on local, they dont pay well.

Civil Engineering Technician in Durban:
"Stressful."
Pros: Decent salary. Challenging work. Encouraged to progress in studies.
Cons: Very stressful. Long working hours. Tight deadlines.

Civil Engineering Technician in Pretoria:
"Not The Same As Being A Civil Engineer."
Pros: One learns alot!
Cons: The fact that I didn't go and study Civil Engineering (to become a civil engineer). Civil Technologist is not the same as a Civil Engineer in the industry.

Civil Engineering Technician in Johannesburg:
Pros: Gaining experience and expertise. The people I work with. Challenging. Something new every day.
Cons: Stress level. No paid overtime. Low salary.

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Key Stats for Civil Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineering Technician Salaries




National Average
R173,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineering Technician Salaries








Microsoft Excel
0%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
0%

National Average
R173,000

Autocad 2000i
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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