The average salary for a Civil Engineering Technician in Australia is AU$59,068.
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Job Description for Civil Engineering Technician
Civil engineering technicians are responsible for assisting and providing support to civil engineers who are working on building and construction projects. Their role is generally that of an assistant who performs tasks such as creating plans, surveying sites, and inspecting projects. These technicians handle a great deal of work for which civil engineers do not have time, and strong analytical and problem-solving skills are important in this position. An aptitude for information technology is …Read more
Civil Engineering Technician Tasks
- Assist with drafting, design, and surveying projects.
- Estimate costs and identify materials for specific projects.
- Document construction agreements and progress and report on problems or deviations from plans.
- Communicate with contractors, particularly about inspections and schedules.
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Popular Skills for Civil Engineering Technician
Construction Site Inspection
Skills in Construction Site Inspection are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineering Technician
An entry-level Civil Engineering Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$55,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career Civil Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$52,571 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Civil Engineering Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$55,479 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineering Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,000 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$80,914.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Civil Engineering Technician in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (25.5% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.7% less).
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