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Dennis Holt
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Which are the highest paying jobs in the civil engineering field?

Which are the highest paying jobs in the civil engineering field?

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Ricardo Kuhn
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The below 7 jobs are the highest paying civil engineer field jobs that are:

  1. Structure Engineering (Average salary up to $100000)
  2. Geotechnical Engineering (Average salary up to $50000-$80000)
  3. Construction Engineering (Average salary up to $150000)
  4. Transportation Engineering (Average salary up to $85000)
  5. Water Resource Engineering (Average salary up to $88000)
  6. Environment Engineering (Average salary up to $88500)
  7. Design Engineering (Average salary up to $73000)

Top highest paying jobs of Civil Engineers in India:

Sr NoCivil enginer jobsAvg salary
1.Engg Project Managers40-60K
2.Senr Civil Engr30-50K
3.Engg Managers50-70K
4.Civil Engr35-45K
5.Architect35-45K
6.Engg inspectors & regulatory officers35-45K
7.Civil engg drafter20-40K
8.Civil Engg technologist30-50K
9.Civil engg technician30-40K
10.Land Surveyor30-40K
Seth Morgan
Construction Superintendent

Top highest paying civil engineering jobs in India:

As we know that Civil engineering is the second oldest engineering field after Military Engineering.

To earn the highest level of civil engineer starting salary you must largely contribute to the infrastructure, Environment, Road bridges, and all Standing and underground buildings and tunnels around us.

Such type of structures also includes Highways, river, canals, dams, and Transportation system.

Civil engineer jobs budget deal with designing developing building maintaining and transforming everything around us.

Here I will tell you the top 3 jobs for the highest civil engineer salary:

  1. Engineering project manager
  2. Senior civil engineer
  3. Engineering manager

As we all know civil engineering is the oldest profession of the world. It have job in every sectors. Some of the highest paying job in civil engineering are as follows :-

1) Engineering Project Managers :-
Average Salary: $56,250 – $149,729
Education: A civil engineering diploma or degree is required.
Job Description: An engineering project manager plans, directs, organizes projects, including preparing proposals, maintaining financial records, product strategy and ensures the project conforms with safety regulations.

2) Senior Civil Engineer :-
Average Salary: $62,000 – $135,732
Education: A bachelor’s degree or civil engineering diploma with related experience is required.
Job Description: A civil engineer plans, designs, develops and manages projects to construct or repair buildings, bridges, highways, and other structures.

3) Engineering Managers :-
Average Salary: $95,000 – $125,000
Education: A civil engineering diploma or degree is required.
Job Description: An engineering manager plans, directs, organizes, controls and evaluates the activities of the engineering department, project or firm.

4) Civil Engineer :-
Average Salary: $66,000 – $95,000
Education: A bachelor’s degree or civil engineering diploma with related experience is required.
Job Description: A civil engineer plans, designs, develops and manages projects to construct or repair buildings, bridges, highways, and other structures.

5) Architect :-
Average Salary: $66,000 – $95,000
Education: Post secondary education required. A bachelors degree or a diploma from a vocational school is preferred, as well as an internship.
Job Description: An architect conceptualizes plans and creates designs to construct and renovate commercial, institutional and residential buildings.

6) Engineering Inspectors and Regulatory Officers :-
Average Salary: $66,000 – $95,000
Education: A civil engineering diploma or degree is required.
Job Description: Engineering inspectors inspect transportation vehicles, weighing meters, industrial instruments, processes and equipment to ensure they comply with government and industry regulations.

7) Civil Engineering Drafter :-
Average Salary: $31,659 – $81,429
Education: A civil engineering diploma or degree is required.
Job Description: Civil drafting technologists and technicians prepare engineering designs and related technical information.

8) Civil Engineering Technologist :-
Average Salary: $53,000 – $66,000
Education: A civil engineering diploma or degree is required.
Job Description: A civil engineering technologist develops engineering drawings and designs from concepts and sketches which have already been laid out. They also prepare construction specifications, estimates for the cost of materials and labour, conduct field surveys and inspections, of all types of construction buildings and structures.

9) Civil Engineering Technician :-
Average Salary: $53,000 – $66,000
Education: A civil engineering diploma or degree is required.
Job Description: A civil engineering technician assists in developing engineering drawings and specifications and performs other technical duties pertaining to civil engineering.

10) Land Surveyor :-
Average Salary: $53,000 – $66,000
Education: A civil engineering diploma or degree is required.
Job Description: Land surveyors plan, direct and conduct legal surveys in order to create and/or determine property boundaries, contours and prepare for drawings, plans, records and official documents.

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