What is the work of a Civil engineer?

A civil engineer finds employment opportunities in a wide range of industries. Currently most industries in the civil domain use, to varying degrees of assimilation, various software packages, and tools. A competent civil engineer in the 21’st century has to be well versed in these tools.

When you draft your resume for a civil engineering job, you should mention within it

  • The projects that you have worked on
  • The various software packages and tools that you are proficient in

These will be the imperceptible things that will help get you employed against your competition.

After you get employed you might wonder, what is the average salary that you might be able to draw as a civil engineer?

This is dependent on the number of projects that you have completed under your belt and the software that you are proficient in, the average annual salary of a civil engineer is around 3.5 lakhs and is susceptible to change according to prevailing market conditions.

Of the 15 lakh engineering graduates who enter the workforce every year in India, only 3% of the - 2.5 Lakh students, work in the core domains or the domains in which they graduated. The sole reason for this skewed metric is a lack of industry-relevant skills.

Industry-relevant skills that our students train in during their Master’s Program in Civil Engineering at Skill-Lync.


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