Civil engineers earn an average of $62,000 per annum, up 1.5% on last year and up 8.5%, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
In the last financial year, civil engineers earned an average $53,000, up 4.3% on the previous year.
Civil engineers in Australia earn a median annual income of $70,000.
The latest data shows an increase of 6.7% in the annual salary of civil engineers from $72,500 in 2013 to $73,500.
Civil engineering jobs are predominantly in engineering, construction and civil services.
However, there are also some roles such as mechanical engineering, computer programming and other disciplines.