Civil Engineer Salary in the UK

£45,000
per year
per month
£2,850
per month
per year
Bonus
£3,800/year
Bonus
£240/month

Civil Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Civil Engineer is £45,000 gross per year (£2,850 net per month), which is £15,400 (+52%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Civil Engineer can expect an average starting salary of £22,500. The highest salaries can exceed £110,000.
£22,500
Low
£45,000
Average salary
£110,000
High
£1,570
Low
£2,850
Average salary
£5,850
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
£800
£64,100
£129,000
Base Salary£22,500 - 110,000
Bonus£800 - 19,000
Total Compensation£23,300 - 129,000
£50
£3,500
£7,050
Base Salary£1,570 - 5,850
Bonus£50 - 1,200
Total Compensation£1,620 - 7,050

Civil Engineer Salary Range

Low
£22,500
Average salary
£45,000
Senior
£70,200
High
£110,000
Low
£1,570
Average salary
£2,850
Senior
£4,100
High
£5,850
Among Civil Engineers, Junior/Graduate Civil Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced roles like Chartered Civil Engineers, Chief Civil Engineers or Civil Engineering Managers enjoy the highest salaries.

Civil Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Civil Engineering Manager£84K/year
+87% 
Chief Civil Engineer£76K/year
+69% 
Senior Civil Engineer£70K/year
+56% 
Chartered Civil Engineer£67K/year
+49% 
Principal Civil Engineer£50K/year
+10% 
Civil Engineer with 5 Years of Experience£43K/year
 -4%
Graduate Civil Engineer£27K/year
 -40%
Junior Civil Engineer£23K/year
 -50%

Civil Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

A Junior Civil Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £23,300 gross per year. A mid career Civil Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £43,600, while a Senior Civil Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £74,000. Civil Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn £94,000 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Civil Engineer

Late Career▲ +109%
Senior▲ +64%
Average Salary£45,000/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Junior▼ -48%

Gender Breakdown

Female
23%
Male
77%

Civil Engineer - Jobs by Location

Civil Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Civil Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Civil Engineer

How much does a Civil Engineer make in the UK?
A Civil Engineer in the UK earns an average of £45,000 gross per year, which is about £2,850 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Civil Engineer updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Civil Engineer in the UK?
The starting salary of a Civil Engineer in the UK is around £22,500 gross per year. Junior/Graduate Civil Engineers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Civil Engineer in the UK?
The highest salary of a Civil Engineer in the UK can reach and exceed £110,000 gross per year. Chartered Civil Engineers, Chief Civil Engineers or Civil Engineering Managers usually have the highest salaries.
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