The average salary for a Civil Engineer in Brisbane, Queensland is AU$75,471 per year. A skill in Project Coordinating is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$57,226 - AU$114,277
AU$57K
AU$75K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$75,356
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AU$23.70 - AU$70.23
AU$24
AU$38
AU$70
MEDIAN: AU$37.75
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AU$0AU$116K
Salary AU$57,226 - AU$114,277
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,878
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$4,146
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$57,236 - AU$116,711
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 227
Hourly Data AU$0AU$70
Hourly Rate AU$23.70 - AU$70.23
Overtime AU$31.32 - AU$69.53
Annual Data AU$0AU$116K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$11,878
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$4,146
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$57,236 - AU$116,711
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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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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$69,000 based on 165 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$83,000 based on 89 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$109,000 based on 39 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$110,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲44%

▲43%

▲9%

National Average
AU$76,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 86%