CIVIL ENGINEER SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Civil Engineer GROSS SALARY
AU$ 103,558
Average gorss salary (USD) for Civil Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 98,263
Average net salary for Civil Engineer NET SALARY
AU$ 73,151
The most typical salary for Civil Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 73,142
  Updated: 21 Aug 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 29%
  Salary entries: 34

Average salary for Civil Engineer in Australia is AU$ 103,558.

Average take home earning is AU$ 73,151 (Net).

The most typical salary is AU$ 73,142 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
9 % AU$ 170,000
21 % AU$ 144,000
26 % AU$ 134,000
50 % AU$ 100,000
88 % AU$ 64,333
97 % AU$ 51,666
100 % AU$ 40,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Perth AU$ 111,192 US$ 103,578 13
Brisbane AU$ 100,142 US$ 99,547 07
Sydney AU$ 129,000 US$ 116,320 05
Melbourne AU$ 63,300 US$ 61,299 05
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   CIVIL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
175K US$ 182,227 AU$ 170,000
01
More US$ 169,596 AU$ 240,000
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145K US$ 154,357 AU$ 144,000
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165K US$ 146,732 AU$ 165,000
02
185K US$ 144,233 AU$ 185,000
01
155K US$ 138,758 AU$ 155,000
01
135K US$ 127,765 AU$ 134,000
02
125K US$ 109,104 AU$ 120,000
02
115K US$ 107,878 AU$ 110,666
03
105K US$ 105,305 AU$ 100,000
03
85K US$ 88,582 AU$ 85,666
03
75K US$ 70,016 AU$ 73,142
07
65K US$ 62,784 AU$ 64,333
03
55K US$ 53,401 AU$ 51,666
03
45K US$ 40,613 AU$ 40,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   CIVIL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 108,272 AU$ 117,785 21
N/A US$ 82,096 AU$ 80,576 13

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   CIVIL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 97,070 AU$ 98,153 13
Bachelors Degree US$ 99,002 AU$ 106,904 21

Civil Engineer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses AU$ 106,904. While Civil Engineer workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 98,153. This is 1.99% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   CIVIL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 156,915 AU$ 212,500 02
16-20 Years US$ 163,052 AU$ 158,500 04
12-16 Years US$ 102,972 AU$ 126,500 02
8-12 Years US$ 94,288 AU$ 96,000 10
4-8 Years US$ 82,558 AU$ 84,625 04
2-4 Years US$ 83,381 AU$ 89,166 06
1-2 Years US$ 73,695 AU$ 68,750 02
0-1 Year US$ 62,046 AU$ 59,500 04

Civil Engineer workers in Australia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of AU$ 158,500 compared to AU$ 59,500 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 162.79%.


  SALARY BY AGE   CIVIL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 154,237 AU$ 179,666 03
39-44 US$ 140,450 AU$ 148,750 04
33-38 US$ 106,070 AU$ 128,333 03
27-32 US$ 99,507 AU$ 103,333 06
22-26 US$ 66,788 AU$ 66,900 05
N/A US$ 82,096 AU$ 80,576 13
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   CIVIL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 99,810 AU$ 103,066 30
Contract US$ 86,660 AU$ 107,250 04
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  SALARY BY CITY   CIVIL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Sydney Civil Engineer in Sydney US$ 116,320 AU$ 129,000 05
2. Perth Civil Engineer in Perth US$ 103,578 AU$ 111,192 13
3. Brisbane Civil Engineer in Brisbane US$ 99,547 AU$ 100,142 07
4. Melbourne Civil Engineer in Melbourne US$ 61,299 AU$ 63,300 05

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    CIVIL ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia US$ 98,263 AU$ 103,558 34
2. United States United States Civil Engineer US$ 83,557 US$ 83,557 64
3. New Zealand New Zealand Civil Engineer in New Zealand US$ 75,461 NZ$ 97,423 17
4. Germany Germany Civil Engineer in Germany US$ 71,024 EUR 57,362 13
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom Civil Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 67,351 GBP 46,469 26
6. Singapore Singapore Civil Engineer in Singapore US$ 41,239 SGD 53,541 17
7. Malaysia Malaysia Civil Engineer in Malaysia US$ 26,804 MYR 90,975 36

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(3/3)  CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Road design and transportation engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 65,000
US$ 51,145


(2/3)  SENIOR TRACK ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Permanent way engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 94,421


(1/3)  GRADUATE CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "3rd year Graduate Civil Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 70,000
US$ 53,525


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