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If you love mathematics or another science subject, you must be willing to become a doctor or an engineer. These days, a lot of graduates and high school students want to pursue a career as the engineers. While deciding your career, you must do some research and make a well-informed decision.
The Duties of a Civil Engineer
A civil engineer is responsible for designing and creating new buildings and even the world around us. His work is evident from the range of structures, pools, roads, canals, dams, and offices he builds. He helps create marvelous buildings and structures that let us live in a modernized and amazing environment, promising an outstanding urban lifestyle. A civil engineer constructs and plans road networks, airport facilities, investigates the quality of building materials, designs next-generation bridges, and creates exceptional drawings for his projects as well as come up the expectations of his customers.
Working Hours and Conditions
If you have the above skills, it may be easy for you to become a civil engineer. Such a person is responsible for working 35 to 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday. Your earnings depend on the projects you undertake and the nature of your job. There are no special conditions other than your dedication, hard-work, stamina, and performance. You should meet the deadlines at any cost, and there should be no compromise on quality.
In the United Kingdom, the starting pay for a civil engineer is around £23,500. With two to three years of experience, he can make up to £26,500, and with over ten years of experience, the salary exceeds £30,000 per year. In the United States and Canada, the average annual salary of a civil engineer is $82,220. He can work both full time and part-time, and can be hired by a company or can work individually. All this depends on your experience and education background.