How much does a Civil Engineer make?

Updated 11 Jun 2021
A$80,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

311 salaries

A$64K

Low

A$80K

Average

A$118K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Civil Engineer is $80,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Civil Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 311 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Civil Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Civil EngineerA$80,000 /yr
L3
Senior Civil EngineerA$122K /yr
L4
Civil Engineer IVNo Salary Reports
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A$125,797

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A$81,000

per year

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A$27

per year

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GHD
3.5

GHD

Civil Engineer

A$77,500

 /yr
Range: A$67K - A$100K
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A$67K

A$100K

A$66,791 - A$100,000 Range

AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Civil Engineer

A$76,000

 /yr
Range: A$65K - A$123K

A$65K

A$123K

A$65,000 - A$123,456 Range

Aurecon
3.7

Aurecon

Civil Engineer

A$80,000

 /yr
Range: A$60K - A$169K

A$60K

A$169K

A$60,000 - A$168,647 Range

Jacobs
3.8

Jacobs

Civil Engineer

A$85,250

 /yr
Range: A$70K - A$105K

A$70K

A$105K

A$70,355 - A$105,000 Range

WSP
3.5

WSP

Civil Engineer

A$81,819

 /yr
Range: A$61K - A$116K

A$61K

A$116K

A$61,000 - A$116,063 Range

Arup
4.1

Arup

Civil Engineer

A$79,804

 /yr
Range: A$64K - A$100K

A$64K

A$100K

A$64,000 - A$100,000 Range

SMEC
3.7

SMEC

Civil Engineer

A$78,500

 /yr
Range: A$64K - A$95K

A$64K

A$95K

A$63,900 - A$95,045 Range

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Cardno
3.2

Cardno

Civil Engineer

A$86,000

 /yr
Range: A$75K - A$159K

A$75K

A$159K

A$75,000 - A$159,250 Range

Hays
3.7

Hays

Civil Engineer

A$110,000

 /yr
Range: A$70K - A$147K

A$70K

A$147K

A$69,732 - A$147,000 Range

Northrop Consulting Engineers
3.1

Northrop Consulting Engineers

Civil Engineer

A$85,000

 /yr
Range: A$67K - A$136K

A$67K

A$136K

A$67,000 - A$135,999 Range

Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads
3.9

Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads

Civil Engineer

A$85,735

 /yr
Range: A$60K - A$90K

A$60K

A$90K

A$60,000 - A$90,000 Range

KBR
3.7

KBR

Civil Engineer

A$75,924

 /yr
Range: A$66K - A$96K

A$66K

A$96K

A$65,883 - A$95,636 Range

Randstad
3.9

Randstad

Civil Engineer

A$141,042

 /yr
Range: A$130K - A$141K

A$130K

A$141K

A$130,492 - A$141,390 Range

Ivory Group
4.6

Ivory Group

Civil Engineer

A$96,250

 /yr
Range: A$83K - A$108K

A$83K

A$108K

A$82,500 - A$107,654 Range

CPB Contractors
3.5

CPB Contractors

Civil Engineer

A$81,010

 /yr
Range: A$67K - A$88K

A$67K

A$88K

A$66,898 - A$88,454 Range

Hatch
4

Hatch

Civil Engineer

A$85,000

 /yr
Range: A$82K - A$90K

A$82K

A$90K

A$82,000 - A$90,000 Range

Golder Associates
3.7

Golder Associates

Civil Engineer

A$81,000

 /yr
Range: A$66K - A$89K

A$66K

A$89K

A$66,005 - A$88,700 Range

Arcadis
3.9

Arcadis

Civil Engineer

A$70,776

 /yr
Range: A$43K - A$80K

A$43K

A$80K

A$42,505 - A$80,000 Range

Beca
3.7

Beca

Civil Engineer

A$77,500

 /yr
Range: A$68K - A$103K

A$68K

A$103K

A$67,500 - A$103,335 Range

Parsons Brinckerhoff
3.1

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Civil Engineer

A$81,659

 /yr
Range: A$74K - A$84K

A$74K

A$84K

A$73,588 - A$84,425 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Civil Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Civil Engineer is A$80,000 in Australia. Salaries estimates are based on 311 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Civil Engineer employees in Australia.

The highest salary for a Civil Engineer in Australia is A$117,887 per year.

The lowest salary for a Civil Engineer in Australia is A$64,382 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent civil engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$76,000
per year
A Site Engineer in the Adelaide Area area reported making $76,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Adelaide Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Site Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$81,353
per year
A Civil Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $81,353 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Site Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$105,000
per year
A Site Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment