Civil Engineer Salary in New Zealand

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Average gross salary for Civil Engineer GROSS SALARY
NZ$ 101,046
Average gorss salary (USD) for Civil Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 79,300
Average net salary for Civil Engineer NET SALARY
NZ$ 79,247
The most typical salary for Civil Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
NZ$ 45,200
  Updated: 17 Sep 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 21%
  Salary entries: 15

Civil Engineer Earnings in New Zealand

Average salary for Civil Engineer in New Zealand is NZ$ 101,046 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (15 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is NZ$ 79,247 (Net). The most typical salary is NZ$ 45,200 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
13 % NZ$ 300,000
27 % NZ$ 132,500
47 % NZ$ 82,900
53 % NZ$ 70,000
100 % NZ$ 45,200

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Auckland NZ$ 74,518 US$ 56,008 11
Christchurch NZ$ 200,000 US$ 164,932 02
Wellington NZ$ 148,000 US$ 121,771 02

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Salary entries from individual employees for Civil Engineer in New Zealand

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CIVIL DESIGNER


 Posted: 17 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Working as a civil designer with 6 years of exp."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 70,000
US$ 50,125

PRINCIPAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jun 2017

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Team leader - design lead. professional service delivery."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 135,000
US$ 98,785

CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Dec 2016

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Land Development Project Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 88,700
US$ 58,792

CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Oct 2015

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Structural engineer working with 40 engineers and supervising about 12 engineers."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 80,000
US$ 58,915

CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Jun 2014

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 45,000
US$ 37,073

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CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2012

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 250,000
US$ 208,104

CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 May 2012

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 56,000
US$ 46,615

CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Jan 2012

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 350,000
US$ 291,345

CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Nov 2011

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 40,000
US$ 30,815

CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Aug 2011

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 49,000
US$ 37,749

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   CIVIL ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 249,725 NZ$ 300,000
02
135K US$ 99,468 NZ$ 132,500
02
85K US$ 59,779 NZ$ 82,900
03
75K US$ 50,125 NZ$ 70,000
01
55K US$ 42,567 NZ$ 53,000
02
45K US$ 35,302 NZ$ 45,200
05

  SALARY BY GENDER   CIVIL ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 127,678 NZ$ 162,283 06
Women US$ 41,844 NZ$ 50,500 02
N/A US$ 48,534 NZ$ 63,000 07

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   CIVIL ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 58,915 NZ$ 80,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 199,412 NZ$ 245,000 03
Bachelors Degree US$ 49,691 NZ$ 65,470 10
Some College US$ 35,438 NZ$ 46,000 01

Civil Engineer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in New Zealand. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses NZ$ 245,000. While Civil Engineer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of NZ$ 46,000. This is 462.71% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   CIVIL ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 163,392 NZ$ 198,000 02
16-20 Years US$ 153,445 NZ$ 192,500 02
12-16 Years US$ 61,631 NZ$ 80,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 100,150 NZ$ 130,000 01
4-8 Years US$ 55,944 NZ$ 79,566 03
2-4 Years US$ 37,749 NZ$ 49,000 01
1-2 Years US$ 38,168 NZ$ 47,000 03
0-1 Year US$ 36,978 NZ$ 48,000 02

Civil Engineer workers in New Zealand with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of NZ$ 198,000 compared to NZ$ 48,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 341.86%.


  SALARY BY AGE   CIVIL ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
51-56 US$ 291,345 NZ$ 350,000 01
45-50 US$ 208,104 NZ$ 250,000 01
39-44 US$ 98,785 NZ$ 135,000 01
27-32 US$ 51,226 NZ$ 70,925 04
22-26 US$ 46,615 NZ$ 56,000 01
N/A US$ 48,534 NZ$ 63,000 07
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   CIVIL ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 76,261 NZ$ 98,308 12
Contract US$ 33,126 NZ$ 43,000 02
Self Employed US$ 208,104 NZ$ 250,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   CIVIL ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Christchurch Civil Engineer in Christchurch US$ 164,932 NZ$ 200,000 02
2. Wellington Civil Engineer in Wellington US$ 121,771 NZ$ 148,000 02
3. Auckland Civil Engineer in Auckland US$ 56,008 NZ$ 74,518 11

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    CIVIL ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Civil Engineer in Australia US$ 98,263 AU$ 103,558 34
2. United States United States Civil Engineer US$ 83,430 US$ 83,430 62
3. New Zealand New Zealand US$ 79,300 NZ$ 101,046 15
4. Germany Germany Civil Engineer in Germany US$ 74,297 EUR 59,100 11
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom Civil Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 68,944 GBP 46,759 22
6. Singapore Singapore Civil Engineer in Singapore US$ 39,970 SGD 51,675 16
7. Malaysia Malaysia Civil Engineer in Malaysia US$ 26,804 MYR 90,975 36

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