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Civil Engineer, Bridge Salary (United States)

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Bridge Civil Engineers earn an average of $63K annually. Total incomes of Bridge Civil Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $48K and $92K. Job satisfaction for Bridge Civil Engineers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.
Civil Engineer, Bridge Salary (?
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$47,516 - $95,261
(Median)
48K
63K
76K
95K
MEDIAN: $62,835
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Civil Engineer, Bridge Salary (?
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$22.68 - $37.64
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$47,516 - $95,261  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,081  
Profit Sharing
$824 - $14,544  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,373 - $92,435  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.68 - $37.64  
   
Overtime
$24.16 - $45.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,081  
   
Profit Sharing
$824 - $14,544  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,373 - $92,435  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Job Description for Civil Engineer, Bridge

  • Manages and directs staff at project site.
  • Performs engineering duties; plan, design and oversee the construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, and other structures.
  • Researches and analyzes maps, blueprints, photos, charts, and other data to plan projects.
  • Gathers information to prepare and present reports on project topics.

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Popular Skills for Civil Engineer, Bridge

Bridge Civil Engineers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microstation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Microstation. Those familiar with Engineering Design also tend to know AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel. People who know Microstation usually also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer, Bridge

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Bridge Civil Engineers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $55K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $65K. Bridge Civil Engineers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $80K. Bridge Civil Engineers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $92K on average.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer, Bridge Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%
Experienced
up arrow 30%
National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer, Bridge Salaries

Design
up arrow 2%
National Average
$62,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
Microstation
up arrow 11%
AutoCAD
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 7%