Average Early-Career Geotechnical Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£27,147
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The average salary for an Early-Career Geotechnical Engineer in United Kingdom is £27,147.
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£20k - £35k
Profit Sharing
£509 - £2k
Total Pay
£20k - £36k

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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.

Career Paths

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Geotechnical Engineer
Sr. Geotechnical Engineer
Senior Engineering Geologist
Lab Technologist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Geotechnical Engineer

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

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 17 salaries. A mid-career Geotechnical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,500 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Geotechnical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,364 based on 30 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 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (10.4% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (13.5% less), Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (3.3% less) and Milton Keynes, England: Buckinghamshire (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 141 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.1%
Mid Career
60.3%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
6.4%

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