Average Civil Engineer Salary in South Africa

R371,539
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R20,452
Bonus
R25,200
Commission
R11,250
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The average salary for a Civil Engineer in South Africa is R371,539.
10%
R205k
MEDIAN
R372k
90%
R714k
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Salary
R205k - R714k
Bonus
R1k - R60k
Profit Sharing
R3k - R104k
Commission
R0 - R25k
Total Pay
R197k - R757k

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The top respondents for the job title Civil Engineer are from the companies Aurecon Group Brand (Pte) Ltd., Aurecon Group Brand Ltd. and WBHO Construction. Reported salaries are highest at Arcus GIBB where the average pay is R524,474. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Aecom Corporation and Aurecon Group Brand (Pte) Ltd., earning around R494,201 and R392,286, respectively. Stefanutti Stocks pays the lowest at around R297,064. WBHO Construction and Aurecon Group Brand Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R320,000 and R357,896, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Civil Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

An entry-level Civil Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R250,955 based on 105 salaries. An early career Civil Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R327,255 based on 854 salaries. A mid-career Civil Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R453,376 based on 516 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R669,004 based on 166 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R899,353.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,733 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.1%
Early Career
49.3%
Mid Career
29.8%
Experienced
9.6%
Late Career
5.3%