Average Civil Engineering Technician Salary in South Africa

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The average salary for a Civil Engineering Technician in South Africa is R184,052.
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Job Description for Civil Engineering Technician

Civil Engineering Technician Tasks
  • Assist with drafting, design, and surveying projects.
  • Estimate costs and identify materials for specific projects.
  • Document construction agreements and progress and report on problems or deviations from plans.
  • Communicate with contractors, particularly about inspections and schedules.
The top respondents for the job title Civil Engineering Technician are from the companies Consulting Engineers, Corp., Arcus GIBB and SMEC Australia Pty Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Royal HaskoningDHV where the average pay is R292,892. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Element Consulting Engineers and WSP Global Inc., earning around R228,375 and R223,020, respectively. Consulting Engineers, Corp. pays the lowest at around R120,000. Arcus GIBB and SMEC Australia Pty Ltd also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R145,522 and R158,559, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Civil Engineering Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineering Technician

An entry-level Civil Engineering Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R122,646 based on 48 salaries. An early career Civil Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R156,318 based on 808 salaries. A mid-career Civil Engineering Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R242,686 based on 286 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineering Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R346,168 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R453,000.

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