AU$72,434
Avg. Salary
AU$30.42
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$2,625

Bonus

AU$2,048

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Civil Engineer is AU$30.42 per hour.

The average pay for a Civil Engineer is AU$72,434 per year.

AU$22.24
10%
AU$30.42
50%
AU$50.69
90%
MEDIAN AU$30.42
AU$52k
10%
AU$72k
50%
AU$108k
90%
MEDIAN AU$72,434
AU$52,314 - AU$108,366
AU$52K
AU$72K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$72,434
10%
50%
90%
AU$22.24 - AU$50.69
AU$22
AU$30
AU$51
MEDIAN: AU$30.42
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$110K
Salary AU$52,314 - AU$108,366
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,540
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$14,899
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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AU$51,840 - AU$110,077
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,166
Hourly Data AU$0AU$64
Hourly Rate AU$22.24 - AU$50.69
Hourly Tips AU$0.04
Overtime AU$13.09 - AU$64.16
Annual Data AU$0AU$110K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,540
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$14,899
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).
)
AU$51,840 - AU$110,077
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 218

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
  • Coordinate drafting of an element.
  • Prepare briefing sheets describing technical problems and their solutions.
  • Perform basic design analysis of project elements.
  • Draw design details of civil engineering projects.

Civil Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$118K

Aecom Corporation
111 profiles
$67,528

$72,291

CH2M Hill
55 profiles
$73,731

HDR, Inc.
51 profiles
$66,372

$63,098

$61,986

HNTB Corporation
38 profiles
$77,632

$71,977

Black and Veatch
34 profiles
$71,351

Tetra Tech, Inc.
33 profiles
$64,159

Common Career Paths for Civil Engineer


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Civil Engineer Job Listings

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$72,497

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:
"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
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
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 24 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
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%