Civil Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$82,350
per year
per month
AU$6,860
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$3,290/year
Profit Sharing
AU$3,170/year
Bonus
AU$270/month
Profit Sharing
AU$260/month

Civil Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Civil Engineer is AU$82,350 per year (AU$6,860 per month), which is AU$16,990 (+26%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Civil Engineer can expect an average starting salary of AU$50,800. The highest salaries can exceed AU$220,000.
AU$50,800
Low
AU$82,350
Average
AU$220,000
High
AU$4,230
Low
AU$6,860
Average
AU$18,330
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
AU$0
AU$122,700
AU$245,480
Base SalaryAU$50,800 - 220,000
BonusAU$0 - 14,860
Profit SharingAU$0 - 10,620
Total CompensationAU$50,800 - 245,480
AU$0
AU$10,230
AU$20,450
Base SalaryAU$4,230 - 18,330
BonusAU$0 - 1,240
Profit SharingAU$0 - 880
Total CompensationAU$4,230 - 20,450

Civil Engineer Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$50,800
Average
AU$82,350
Senior
AU$118,600
High
AU$220,000
Low
AU$4,230
Average
AU$6,860
Senior
AU$9,880
High
AU$18,330
Among Civil Engineers, Graduate Civil Engineers or Junior Civil Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Civil Engineers or Principal Civil Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Civil Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Principal Civil EngineerAU$147K/year
+78% 
Senior Civil EngineerAU$119K/year
+44% 
Civil Engineer ConsultantAU$86K/year
+4% 
Graduate Civil EngineerAU$63K/year
 -24%
Junior Civil EngineerAU$60K/year
 -27%

Civil Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Civil Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,800. A mid career Civil Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$78,340, while a senior Civil Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$118,600. Civil Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$129,300 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Civil Engineer

Late Career▲ +57%
Senior▲ +44%
Average SalaryAU$82,350/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -38%

Gender Breakdown

Female
23%
Male
77%

Civil Engineer - Jobs by Location

Civil Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Civil Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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