CIVIL ENGINEER SALARY IN NEW ZEALAND

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Average gross salary for Civil Engineer GROSS SALARY
NZ$ 100,991
Average gorss salary (USD) for Civil Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 76,701
Average net salary for Civil Engineer NET SALARY
NZ$ 76,728
The most typical salary for Civil Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
NZ$ 45,200
  Updated: 13 Oct 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 24%
  Salary entries: 19

Average salary for Civil Engineer in New Zealand is NZ$ 100,991.

Average take home earning is NZ$ 76,728 (Net).

The most typical salary is NZ$ 45,200 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
11 % NZ$ 300,000
16 % NZ$ 172,640
26 % NZ$ 132,500
53 % NZ$ 83,175
100 % NZ$ 45,200
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Auckland NZ$ 83,310 US$ 60,455 14
Christchurch NZ$ 200,000 US$ 164,932 02
Wellington NZ$ 148,000 US$ 121,771 02
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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
175K US$ 114,692 NZ$ 172,640
01
135K US$ 99,468 NZ$ 132,500
02
95K US$ 59,791 NZ$ 90,000
01
85K US$ 58,785 NZ$ 83,175
04
75K US$ 50,125 NZ$ 70,000
01
55K US$ 40,890 NZ$ 54,166
03
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$ 117,569 NZ$ 154,542 08
Women US$ 44,257 NZ$ 60,375 04
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$ 54,623 NZ$ 75,560 14
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$ 147,158 NZ$ 189,546 03
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$ 51,115 NZ$ 74,333 03
1-2 Years US$ 38,168 NZ$ 47,000 03
0-1 Year US$ 37,164 NZ$ 50,833 03

Civil Engineer workers in New Zealand with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of NZ$ 192,500 compared to NZ$ 50,833 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 312.89%.


  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$ 106,738 NZ$ 153,820 02
27-32 US$ 52,142 NZ$ 73,540 05
22-26 US$ 47,980 NZ$ 67,500 03
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$ 73,935 NZ$ 98,927 16
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$ 60,455 NZ$ 83,310 14

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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$ 83,287 US$ 83,287 65
3. New Zealand New Zealand US$ 76,701 NZ$ 100,991 19
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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(6/6)  TUNNEL ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Tunnel planning, design."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 172,640
US$ 114,692


(5/6)  STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Structural engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 90,000
US$ 59,791


(4/6)  STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Structural engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 56,500
US$ 37,535


(3/6)  STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "BE hons First Class Etabs Microstran Reinforced Concrete Steel construction."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 84,000
US$ 55,804


(2/6)  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


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(1/6)  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


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