AU$72,387
Avg. Salary
AU$30.25
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$2,871

Bonus

AU$2,035

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Civil Engineer is AU$30.25 per hour.

The average pay for a Civil Engineer is AU$72,387 per year.

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AU$22.59
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MEDIAN AU$30.25
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MEDIAN AU$72,387
AU$52,510 - AU$108,821
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MEDIAN: AU$72,387
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AU$0AU$110K
Salary AU$52,510 - AU$108,821
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,514
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$11,836
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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AU$51,950 - AU$110,349
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,165
Hourly Data AU$0AU$64
Hourly Rate AU$22.59 - AU$50.46
Hourly Tips AU$0.04
Overtime AU$13.09 - AU$64.16
Annual Data AU$0AU$110K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,514
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$11,836
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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AU$51,950 - AU$110,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 216

Job Description for Civil Engineer

Most of the time, civil engineers design, plan, and/or manage construction projects. Their job ranges from small-scale projects, such as building or bridge repairs, to very large-scale, such as building large stadiums. Civil engineers may work in many sectors, such as structural, environmental, and transportation.

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Civil Engineer Tasks
  • Researches and analyzes maps, blueprints, photos, charts, and other data to plan projects.
  • Gathers information to prepare and present reports on project topics.
  • Manages and directs staff at project site.
  • Performs engineering duties; plan, design and oversee the construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, and other structures.

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Common Career Paths for Civil Engineer


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Popular Skills for Civil Engineer

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 AU$66,000 based on 1,626 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 AU$82,000 based on 721 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$100,000 based on 298 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 AU$119,000 based on 94 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$72,425

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Civil Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Civil Engineer?

Civil Engineer in Sydney:
"Great place to work plenty of opportunities."
Pros: The environment. Landscape, accessibility
Cons: The price of the accommodation

Civil Engineer in Melbourne:
"Fast paced."
Pros: Great cafe culture with diverse workplaces
Cons: lower wages compared to Sydney for the same work

Civil Engineer in Sydney:
"Booming Industry with big opportunities."
Pros: The work life balance and casual life style.
Cons: Distance and expense of living.

Civil Engineer in Brisbane:
"In my opinion only."
Pros: I like the culture of working in Brisbane, with friendly and casual communication.
Cons: It’s a lot about who you know when searching for employment.

Civil Engineer in Sydney:
Pros: Plenty of work and interesting civil engineering projects to be involved with.
Cons: The commute to and from the city. Cost of living in Sydney and transport.

Civil Engineer in Perth:
"Experiences of engineering."
Pros: Challenging, fast paced.
Cons: Sitting at desk.

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Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲64%

▲38%

▲13%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries




▲1%


National Average
AU$72,000

Construction Site Inspection
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%






▼7%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 86%