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Civil engineers see their average salaries nudge towards £50k

6 Nov 13 Civil engineers have seen their pay go up by 2.5% in the past three years, according to research by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

The ICE’s annual salary survey reveals that the average salary of professionally qualified civil engineers is almost £50,000. The exact average salary in 2013 was £49,793, up from £48,588 in 2010.

Graduate civil engineers, with less than five years’ experience, on average earn £37,002, up from 34,632 in 2010, a rise of 6.8%.

Recent graduate’s salaries are also now increasing at a quicker pace. Those graduating in 2009 saw their salaries go up 7.7% in their first two years or work; those graduating in 2011 saw their salaries rise 17.5% after two years.

The number of civil engineers earning £100,000 or more increased from 2.8% in 2010 to 4.2% in 2013.

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