How much does a Civil Engineer make?

We have combined a list of civil engineer salaries across the UK and also in major towns such as London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow.

Civil Engineer Salary in the UK

Civil Engineer salary Ranges

  • Average graduate starting salary is around £23,500.
  • Typical salary of graduates aged 25 and with under two years’ experience is £26,500.
  • Those with up to five years’ experience earn an approximate average of £30,000.
  • The average basic salary for members of Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is £49,793.
  • The average basic salary of ICE fellows is £81,447 (Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Salary Survey 2013).

Civil Engineer salary by location

Location Salary Range Average Salary
Civil engineer Salary UK £20,203 – £53,763 £33,303
Civil engineer London Salary £23,432 – £63,542 £39,723
Civil engineer Manchester Salary £21,628 – £55,891 £34,983
Civil engineer Birmingham Salary £20,421 – £54,721 £33,544
Civil engineer Leeds Salary £22,891 – £46,463 £32,615
Civil engineer Liverpool Salary £22,739 – £52,249 £32,275
Civil engineer Glasgow Salary £21,398 – £49,253 £32,433
Income data from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). Figures are intended as a guide only.

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