The civil engineer is a professional with a higher degree who works in the field of construction of houses, buildings, roads, ports, dams, bridges, platforms, shopping centers, tunnels, and viaducts.
He is responsible for projects, analysis, management, execution, inspection and monitoring of all stages of work.
Their work may also involve feasibility studies, soil characteristics, foundations, ventilation and insulation at the construction site, as well as the administration of building resources.
Civil Engineer Professional Minimum Wage
According to Law 4,950-A / 66, of 1966, which regulates the remuneration of professionals graduated in Engineering, Chemistry, Architecture, Agronomy and Veterinary, the salary scale of the professional of the civil engineer is linked to the value of the current minimum wage and the working day professional, regardless of where they work.
what is civil engineering salary
Civil engineering is among the highest paid professions in Brazil, with starting salaries above R $ 4,000.00. Even before graduating, civil engineering students can earn good salaries. According to Catho, a civil engineering intern earns an average of R $ 1,253 and a civil engineering trainee earns an average of R $ 3,995.
Also according to Catho, the national average salary for civil engineers is R $ 7,737. A works manager has an average salary of R $ 9,456 and the director of a work, R $ 22,996.
According to the salary survey of the National Employment Site (Sine), the national average ranges from R $ 4,374 to R $ 18,048, depending on factors such as the professional's experience and the size of the contracting company.