Average Salary For Civil Engineers In South Africa

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including public works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewage systems, pipelines, and structural components of buildings, and railways.

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Civil Engineer Salary In South Africa

The average civil engineer salary in South Africa is R 3 398 754 per year or R 1 743 per hour.

Entry-level positions start at R 600 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 10 049 827 per year.

How much does a Civil Engineer with a diploma earn in South Africa?

Diploma (Dipl), Civil Engineering (CE) Jobs by Salary

JOB TITLERANGEAVERAGE
Project EngineerRange: R179k – R543k (Estimated *)Average: R318,860
System Integration EngineerRange: R197k – R770k (Estimated *)Average: R405,697
Technical ConsultantRange: R195k – R559k (Estimated *)Average: R330,246

Which university is best for civil engineering in South Africa?

The University of Pretoria.

The University of Johannesburg.

University of Witwatersrand.

Stellenbosch University.

The University of KwaZulu Natal.

The University of Cape Town.

Northwest University – South Africa.

Is civil engineering in demand in South Africa?

Why South African engineers are leaving the country – despite huge demand and R1 million salaries.

The South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE) says that the country is losing an alarming number of engineers and other high-level skills – and the economy is likely to suffer for it.

How many years does it take to become a civil engineer?

Becoming a civil engineer usually takes 4 years. 

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