Civil Engineer, Bridge Salary

Median pay for Bridge Civil Engineers in the United States is around $63K annually. In the world of Bridge Civil Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $49K and $97K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $5K and $12K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Bridge Civil Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$48,806 - $99,064
(Median)
$49K
$63K
$99K
MEDIAN: $62,673
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50%
90%

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$23.03 - $43.62
(Median)
$23
$27
$44
MEDIAN: $26.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$48,806 - $99,064  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$1,900 - $11,850  
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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$49,476 - $96,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.03 - $43.62  
   
Overtime
$24.14 - $51.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,900 - $11,850  
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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$49,476 - $96,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Job Description for Civil Engineer, Bridge

A bridge civil engineer designs and constructs bridges. Generally, a bridge civil engineer will oversee reports and maps given to them by other professionals in the field. With those reports and maps, a bridge civil engineer will procure a plan of action to bring the bridge into fruition.

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Civil Engineer, Bridge Tasks

  • 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 Design, Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like AutoCAD, Microstation, and Microsoft Office. Most people who know Microstation also know Microsoft Excel. Most people experienced in Engineering Design also know Design and 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 rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $55K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $67K on average. Bridge Civil Engineers see a median salary of $88K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $90K.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer, Bridge Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer, Bridge Salaries

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National Average
$63,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Microstation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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