A Senior Civil Engineer earns an average salary of AU$106,817 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$78,339 - AU$136,767
AU$78K
AU$110K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$106,968
10%
50%
90%
AU$35.61 - AU$100
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$43.40
50%
AU$0AU$142K
Salary AU$78,339 - AU$136,767
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,586
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$77,490 - AU$142,433
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 232
Hourly Data AU$0AU$100
Hourly Rate AU$43.40
Overtime AU$58.55
Annual Data AU$0AU$142K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,586
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$77,490 - AU$142,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Senior Civil Engineer

A senior civil engineer handles the design, construction, and maintenance of public structures such as dams, bridges, buildings, and roads. It’s their job to ensure that each structure is able to withstand the wear and tear of constant use. Senior civil engineers work primarily in an office setting, although they typically perform on-site inspections to monitor projects' progress and look at potential problems. A senior civil engineer often oversees a team of other engineers and is expected to delegate to, mentor, train, and supervise subordinates. The average work week for a senior civil engineer typically is around 40 to 50 hours; however, unscheduled problems and important deadlines may require the senior civil engineer to have to work nights and weekends.

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Senior Civil Engineer Tasks

  • Manage and advise staff in construction, operations and maintenance projects.
  • Present reports on proposals, new techniques, environmental impacts, right of way, etc.
  • Conduct field assessments and inspections to plan and execute project goals.
  • Provide expertise for design and structural considerations, as well as evaluating site-specific needs.

Senior Civil Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$107,965

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Senior Civil Engineer Reviews

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

Senior Civil Engineer in Melbourne:
Pros: Good large projects. Good professional firm.
Cons: Limited promotion opportunities. Limited management opportunities.

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Key Stats for Senior Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Senior Civil Engineer Salaries

▲21%

▲9%

National Average
AU$108,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Senior Civil Engineer Salaries



National Average
AU$108,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%