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What does a Planning Engineer do?

The role of a Planning Engineer is to oversee the construction of civil engineering projects. This includes designing, planning and organising the project to see it through to successful completion. For instance, a Planning Engineer might be responsible for managing the construction of roads, bridges, dams, airports or pipelines.

A Planning Engineer is responsible for assessing the soil and rock before a building project begins, analysing materials to determine the most appropriate ones for the particular structure, planning transportation methods, and estimating and managing the budget of a project.

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How much do Planning Engineer earn?

In Australia, a full time Planning Engineer generally earns $2,850 per week ($148,200 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only.

What are the job opportunities for Planning Engineer?

The Planning Engineer occupation has experienced considerable growth over the past few years and this is expected to continue throughout the coming years. It is estimated that there will be approximately 60,500 Planning Engineer roles in Australia by 2023, an increase of about 5,600 roles per year.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Planning Engineer?

Planning Engineers are required to have a formal qualification in a relevant area. This might be an Advanced Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering, although most people will go on to do a Bachelor degree and sometimes even postgraduate studies. In some states, registration is compulsory.

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Related Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within Civil Engineering.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au