Zeel Desai

What is a typical salary structure of an average Civil Engineer?

Lowest and highest salary offered

by Zeel Desai
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: What is a typical salary structure of an average Civil Engineer?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
Verified Career Expert
Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh
Civil engineers handle all construction work. They are involved in the planning, research, survey and construction of all kinds of buildings awe as roads, airports, dams, traffic and transportation systems, irrigation and power plants, water supply and sewage disposal plants and harbours, oil rigs etc. Basically they are responsible for planning and designing a project and having it constructed to the required scale. Civil engineers also develop and maintain the nation's vital transportation and other infrastructure networks, improve public services, optimize the use of water and energy resources, upgrading housing and transportation system sand protect natural environment. Structural engineering, water management engineering , highway engineering and environmental engineering are some of the areas civil engineers specialize in. The civil engineer has to plan, research , survey and design the project and then get it constructed to the required scale. Civil engineering graduates have a wide variety of employment opportunities available. Some enter the practice of civil engineering, working for engineering firms or starting their own businesses, other work for city,state or central government agencies. As a civil engineer one can also work for organizations like ongc, railways and various departments of state and central government. Employment opportunities exist in the government sector including the railway, department of irrigation, public works, roads, airports, harbors, municipal corporations, telecommunication department etc. Civil engineer can also work as commissioned officer in the defense services, research organizations and laboratories. Those who are down to earth people may join various NGOs working in water shade management and other areas. Civil engineering graduates can also go in for research and take up teaching. They also can join Indian engineering services. Pay for civil engineers tend to be reasonably high , considering that these professionals are highly trained and very skilled. Jobs in public sector may not command as much pay , but they may come with benefits and prominent positions in the society. Their is no fixed salary structure and it varies depending upon the industry a civil engineer is serving

In order to post replies to the question: "What is a typical salary structure of an average Civil Engineer?"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

Minimum percentage required in Graduation to appear for Bank Exams?

Hello Dear Anshul , A warm welcome to career Guide.com Thanks for visiting us and writing us your career query. Earlier a student of 12th was eligible .. read more

Minimum percentage required to join CS after B.Com?

Hello Dear Anuj , A warm welcome to career Guide.com Thanks for visiting us and writing us your career query. The role of the company secretary in any .. read more

Minimum qualification required to appear for banking job exams conducted in India?

Hello Dear Anwar , A warm welcome to career Guide.com Thanks for visiting us and writing us your career query. In the few decades there has been a tre .. read more

What are specializations available in M.B.A?

Hello Dear Vikrant , A warm welcome to career Guide.com Thanks for visiting us and writing us your career query. Management field is one of the oldest .. read more
Most Popular

What are the books that every Mechanical Engineer must read?

Probably it would be difficult to prepare down a complete and comprehensive list of books to follow by every mechanical engineer,as the different spec .. read more

Do 12th board marks have any importance in jee mains

Hello,  Yes there is importance of class 12 marks in jee main 2017 bcoz the rank will be decided by the percentile formula in which there is a we .. read more

Can you tell about the job description of a typical animator?

Hi   Being Creative is always appreciable, this ability is especially  inborn . Animator Do require concentration with abstract thinking. Cr .. read more

I want to be a career guide. What should I study for become a career counselor

Hi Uttam, Thank you for writing and sharing your concerns. to become a career counselor first you need to identify your target audience who do you wan .. read more