The job scope of B.Tech in Civil Engineering graduates is wide and varied in both government and private sectors. As for the B.Tech Civil Engineering job vacancy, there is a great demand for skilled civil engineers due to real estate growth. Besides the construction industry, the water system and transport system require constant maintenance and improvements. So, there will always be a need for qualified and skilled engineers.

Career Prospects and Job Scope for a B.Tech Civil Engineer

B.Tech Civil Engineering salary in India is INR 2.4 LPA on average. Salary packages vary concerning city, sector (private or public), and industry. With the increase in experience, civil engineers draw higher salaries. 

After completing B.Tech in Civil Engineering, the graduates can get placed in public or private sector companies and work as a field civil engineer and other similar designations.

B.Tech Civil Engineering jobs for freshers after completion of B.Tech Civil Engineering:

  • Civil Site Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Document Controller
  • Junior Civil Engineer

Job designation for civil engineers with experience:

  • Senior Project Engineer 
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Assistant Professor
  • Project Associate

According to Payscale, civil engineers with 1- 4 years of experience earn an average total INR 2.9 LPA salary. The salary of B.Tech Civil Engineers in mid-career with 5-9 years of experience is INR 4.6 LPA. In comparison, the average package for experienced civil engineers with 10 - 19 years of experience is INR 6.4 LPA. In their late-career (= or >20 years), civil engineers can earn INR 8.4 LPA and above.

Areas of Recruitment for B.Tech Civil Engineering

Civil Engineers are needed in various fields of work ranging from construction to aerospace. Following are some of the fields to look at.

The areas of recruitment are as follows:

  • Aerospace Industry
  • Waste Management Industry
  • Shipping Industry
  • Construction Industry
  • Transportation Industry
  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Water Industry
  • Geotechnical Industry

Salary Packages for B.Tech Civil Engineers

The B.Tech Civil Engineering jobs salary in India is based on multiple factors, including the following: 

  • The College They Graduate From
  • Location 
  • Field Of Work 
  • Designation
  • Technical Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

The B.Tech Civil Engineering Salary in India per month is around INR 20K to 25K. Graduates from reputed institutes are known to get higher packages.

In general, B.Tech Civil Engineering job opportunities are available in a variety of domains.

Below listed are the average pay for civil engineers:

B.Tech Civil Engineering Salary in India
Designation Salary
Civil engineer INR 3 LPA
Structural Engineer INR 6.1 LPA
Construction Project Manager INR 9.4 LPA

Source: Payscale

Government Jobs for B.Tech Civil Engineering Aspirants

Railway jobs for BTech Civil Engineers such as Jr. Technical Associate and Signalling Engineer are examples of Government-based employment for civil engineers. Government jobs after B.Tech Civil Engineering are available in the following designations:

B.Tech Civil Engineering Government Jobs in India
Top Government Hiring Companies Job Designation Salary
Bharat Services Civil Engineer INR 2 - 4.2 LPA
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) Engineer Trainee INR 10 LPA
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Sub Divisional Civil Engineer INR 1.8 - 17.7 LPA
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) Civil Engineer INR 3.1 LPA
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) Graduate Trainees (Geosciences Discipline) INR 4.2 - 12 LPA
Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) Civil Engineer INR 12 LPA

Source: Glassdoor

Other B.Tech Civil Engineering jobs in the government sector are:

  • Project Manager
  • Junior Civil Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • JRF, Research Assistant
  • Field Assistant

Private Jobs for B.Tech Civil Engineering Graduates

Following are the designations available for B.Tech Civil Engineers in private companies:

B.Tech Civil Engineering Private Jobs in India
Top Private Hiring Companies Job Designation Salary
Larsen and Toubro Limited Civil Engineer INR 4.0 LPA
Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd. Civil Engineer INR 4.5 LPA
Hindustan Construction Company Ltd. Civil Engineer INR 5.1 LPA
Oberoi Realty Ltd. Project Planner INR 5 - 9 LPA
Gammon India Ltd. Structural Engineer INR 4.9 LPA
Newton Engineering & Chemicals Ltd. Assistant Engineer INR 1.9 - 2.4 LPA

Source: Glassdoor 

Some other jobs offered in this sector are:

  • CAD Engineer
  • Solar Civil Engineer
  • Quality Engineer (Commercial Construction)
  • Marketing Executive
  • Civil Precast Site Engineer
  • Planning Engineer
  • Topographical Survey Engineer
  • Structural Design Engineer

Job Opportunities Abroad for B.Tech Civil Engineering

Abroad job opportunities are plenty for B.Tech Civil Engineers. The industries include real estate, solid waste management, etc. Many of these jobs require experienced professionals. Civil engineering students' commonly taken route is that they go for Masters in Civil Engineering in reputed universities abroad. After completion of MS in Civil Engineering, they pursue a civil engineering career abroad.

Top Companies

Check out the list below for top international companies for Civil Engineering students.

  • Jacobs Engineering Group
  • Vinci SA
  • Skanska
  • WSP Global Inc.
  • Arup Group

Best Countries

Below are the list of top countries offering job opportunities to civil engineers: 

  • Germany
  • The U.S
  • Canada
  • Switzerland
  • Denmark
  • France

Various Career Designations Abroad for B.Tech Student

With some good work experience in India, B.Tech Civil Engineering graduates can aim for a career abroad. Here is a list of designations for B.Tech Civil Engineers abroad:

  • Civil Site Engineer
  • Planning Engineer
  • QA/QC Engineers
  • AUTO CAD Draughtsman
  • Project Control Engineer
  • Lead Planning Engineer (Civil)

Best Civil Engineers

Civil engineering is one of the most important and oldest engineering disciplines that impacts both environment and humans' health. Civil engineers have learned from tragedies, both human-made and natural. With a spirit of innovativeness, they have come up with solutions to solve some of the pressing problems humanity has faced. Here is a list of the best civil engineers who have made significant contributions.

  • M. Visvesvaraya
  • Gustave Eiffel
  • Benjamin Wright
  • John Smeaton
  • E. Sreedharan
  • Charles Adler Jr.
  • William Armstrong
  • Nora Stanton Barney


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