The average salary for a Civil Engineer is R337,375 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project and Project Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

R165,712 - R623,181
R170K
R340K
R620K
MEDIAN: R343,738
10%
50%
90%
R25.76 - R440.42
R26
R170
R440
MEDIAN: R174.73
10%
50%
90%
R0R663K
Salary R165,712 - R623,181
Bonus R0.00 - R50,006
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R48,936
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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R169,896 - R663,370
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 885
Hourly Data R0R4K
Hourly Rate R25.76 - R440.42
Hourly Tips R1.11
Overtime R1.52 - R4,932
Annual Data R0R663K
Bonus R0.00 - R50,006
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R48,936
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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R169,896 - R663,370
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Common Career Paths for Civil Engineer


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Popular Skills for Civil Engineer

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 R303,000 based on 528 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 R425,000 based on 256 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R598,000 based on 102 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 R840,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R351,278

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Civil Engineer Reviews

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

Civil Engineer in Secunda:
"Challenging."
Pros: Learning new things everyday.
Cons: Working away from my family.

Civil Engineer in Port Elizabeth:
"Good and I enjoy it."
Pros: Site , quality and quantity control.
Cons: Nothing at the current state, ,

Civil Engineer in Pretoria:
"Hard working with no money."
Pros: Spend more time solving technical problems.
Cons: Work in dusty area, and we extra.

Civil Engineer in Tzaneen:
"Great."
Pros: Working with people. Service delivery.
Cons: Salary.

Civil Engineer in Johannesburg:
"Challenging, Exciting And Rewarding."
Pros: Formulating the problem or requirement and then following up with subsequent design and mathematical solutions.
Cons: Completing tender documents and some report writing.

Civil Engineer in Durban:
Pros: Technical design challenges such as Bridge Design are complex and mentally stimulating.
Cons: Can often get stuck doing the same task repetitively if you prove yourself to be good at performing that task.

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Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲139%

▲70%

▲21%

National Average
R351,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

▲13%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲8%






National Average
R351,000


Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼2%


Autocad 2000i
▼7%


▼18%

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 52%