A Civil Engineering Technician earns an average salary of R174,154 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.

R94,132 - R321,745
R94K
R170K
R320K
MEDIAN: R174,154
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50%
90%

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R24.68 - R181.77
R25
R37
R180
MEDIAN: R37.50
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R120KR240KR360K
Salary
R94,132 - R321,745  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R27,283  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R14,899  
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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R91,845 - R338,045  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 647
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R70R140R210
Hourly Rate
R24.68 - R181.77  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R150.00  
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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R0R140KR280KR420K
Bonus
R0.00 - R27,283  
   
Commission
R21,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R14,899  
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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R91,845 - R338,045  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineering Technician

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineering Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineering Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $156,000 based on 523 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineering Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $237,000 based on 167 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineering Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $354,000 based on 51 salaries. A Civil Engineering Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $449,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R175,326

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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
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%
Location:
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Experience Affects Civil Engineering Technician Salaries

▲156%

▲102%

▲35%

National Average
R175,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineering Technician Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 68%