Graduate Civil Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Graduate Civil Engineer in the UK is:


Job profile for a Graduate Civil Engineer

Taking responsibility for the detailed design works on projects within consultancies, compiling survey information, statutory undertakers records and ordnance survey info to create a design for new and renovation projects based on reliable information. Seeking approval from relevant statutory bodies and authorities such as the local planning department/building control/roads or water bodies as well as producing tender/construction information for these contracts and the relevant contractors. Reporting to senior engineers on large projects, sometimes managing daily workload and technical staff such as CAD Technicians, while occasionally carrying out on the job training for technical staff.

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Graduate Civil Engineer Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £25,643.

The average salary in 2009 was £23,834, based on 3 respondents (a difference of -7% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £21,841, based on 11 respondents (a difference of -9% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £21,944, based on 9 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £21,200, based on 5 respondents (a difference of -3% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Graduate Civil Engineer based on all salary survey responses is: £23,500

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Graduate Civil Engineer is £11.59.

Assorted Graduate Civil Engineer Salary Information

£27,000North West8-March-15
£24,000North West20-December-13
£24,000North West20-December-13
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Graph of Graduate Civil Engineer salary data

Graduate Civil Engineer Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Graduate Civil Engineer job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£20399 $31822.44 North West
£25267 $39416.52 London
£18544 $28928.64 Yorkshire and North East
£20167 $31460.52 South West
£23876 $37246.56 South East
£19703 $30736.68 Scotland
£20862 $32544.72 Northern Ireland
£19472 $30376.32 Wales
£21558 $33630.48 Midlands
£19240 $30014.4 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Graduate Civil Engineer, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £17,385 for a worker in their 20s, £22,717 (30s), £26,889 (40s) and £26,889 (50s).
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