Civil Engineer Salaries in Australia

Updated 14 May 2022
$80,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

542 salaries

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Additional Cash Compensation
Average$3,300Range$460 - $13,800

The estimated total pay for a Civil Engineer is $83,300 per year in the Australia area, with an average salary of $80,000 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,300 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Civil Engineer salary is $80,000. Salaries can range from $65,460 - $128,800. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Civil Engineer in Australia can expect their total pay value to be on average $83,300.

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$102,516

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$32

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$27

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GHD
3.5

GHD

Civil Engineer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $68K - $103K

$68K

$103K

$67,978 - $102,632 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Civil Engineer

$80,316

 /yr
Range: $60K - $123K

$60K

$123K

$60,000 - $123,456 Range

Aurecon
3.8

Aurecon

Civil Engineer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $64K - $167K

$64K

$167K

$64,000 - $166,936 Range

WSP
3.7

WSP

Civil Engineer

$79,344

 /yr
Range: $63K - $118K

$63K

$118K

$63,000 - $118,125 Range

Arup
4.2

Arup

Civil Engineer

$79,746

 /yr
Range: $64K - $95K

$64K

$95K

$64,000 - $95,000 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Civil Engineer

$84,087

 /yr
Range: $73K - $125K

$73K

$125K

$73,146 - $125,000 Range

SMEC
4.2

SMEC

Civil Engineer

$79,250

 /yr
Range: $64K - $97K

$64K

$97K

$63,900 - $96,733 Range

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Cardno
3.5

Cardno

Civil Engineer

$83,698

 /yr
Range: $68K - $162K

$68K

$162K

$68,000 - $162,078 Range

Northrop Consulting Engineers
3.5

Northrop Consulting Engineers

Civil Engineer

$85,000

 /yr
Range: $67K - $190K

$67K

$190K

$67,000 - $190,000 Range

Hays
3.7

Hays

Civil Engineer

$108,913

 /yr
Range: $70K - $147K

$70K

$147K

$69,732 - $147,000 Range

Arcadis
4.0

Arcadis

Civil Engineer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $43K - $100K

$43K

$100K

$43,260 - $100,000 Range

Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads
4.1

$60K

$92K

$60,000 - $92,400 Range

KBR
3.8

KBR

Civil Engineer

$78,000

 /yr
Range: $67K - $97K

$67K

$97K

$67,053 - $97,335 Range

CPB Contractors
3.5

CPB Contractors

Civil Engineer

$87,513

 /yr
Range: $68K - $105K

$68K

$105K

$68,087 - $105,000 Range

Beca
3.7

Beca

Civil Engineer

$83,750

 /yr
Range: $54K - $105K

$54K

$105K

$54,000 - $105,171 Range

Golder Associates
3.8

Golder Associates

Civil Engineer

$75,000

 /yr
Range: $67K - $89K

$67K

$89K

$67,000 - $88,700 Range

Mott MacDonald
4.1

Mott MacDonald

Civil Engineer

$75,000

 /yr
Range: $68K - $92K

$68K

$92K

$68,000 - $92,160 Range

SPIIRE
3.8

SPIIRE

Civil Engineer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $50K - $110K

$50K

$110K

$50,000 - $110,000 Range

Stantec
3.9

Stantec

Civil Engineer

$83,750

 /yr
Range: $80K - $93K

$80K

$93K

$80,000 - $93,000 Range

Meinhardt
3.2

Meinhardt

Civil Engineer

$90,000

 /yr
Range: $75K - $103K

$75K

$103K

$75,000 - $103,452 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Civil Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Civil Engineer is $80,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Civil Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 542 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Civil Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Civil Engineer in Australia is $115,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Civil Engineer in Australia is $65,000 per year.