Average Geotechnical Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£29,556
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£986
Bonus
£1,100
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Geotechnical Engineer in United Kingdom is £29,556.
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£21k
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MEDIAN £29,556
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£21k - £42k
Bonus
£450 - £4k
Profit Sharing
£763 - £2k
Total Pay
£21k - £42k

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Job Description for Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer Tasks
  • Coordination of drilling and sampling of soil borings and supervision of laboratory testing.
  • Perform engineering analyses including foundation capacities, slope stability and settlements, etc.
  • Evaluate test data and develop design parameters.

Popular Employer Salaries for Geotechnical Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Geotechnical Engineer are from the companies WS Atkins Consultants Limited, CH2M Hill and Fugro. Reported salaries are highest at WS Atkins Consultants Limited where the average pay is £33,545. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Fugro, earning around £33,125. Aecom Corporation pays the lowest at around £29,220. CH2M Hill also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £29,952.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Geotechnical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Geotechnical Engineer
Sr. Geotechnical Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Geotechnical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Geotechnical Engineer

An entry-level Geotechnical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £21,502 based on 49 salaries. An early career Geotechnical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £26,977 based on 163 salaries. A mid-career Geotechnical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,500 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Geotechnical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,601 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £56,000.
Employees with Geotechnical Engineer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (8.0% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Guildford, England: Surrey (10.5% less), Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (8.9% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 337 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.5%
Early Career
48.4%
Mid Career
24.6%
Experienced
9.8%
Late Career
2.7%

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