You make a annual salary of $50,650 a year without taxes. And your net salary is $2,930.37 which is with taxes. If you want to be a civil engineer you design and supervise large construction projects like buildings, roads and dams. There are three areas of engineers Geo-technical Structural and Transportation engineers. The working conditions of a civil engineer is manly indoors, but if they have to they can work on the site, and it mainly is a full time job. If you want to be a civil engineer you have to have your bachelors degree (4 years of college). During those 4 years of college you will learn mathematics, statistics, engineering mechanics and systems, and fluid dynamics.