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Civil Engineer, Bridge Salary

Bridge Civil Engineers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $63K annually. In the world of Bridge Civil Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $49K and $93K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $9K, respectively. Job satisfaction for Bridge Civil Engineers is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,306 - $93,158
(Median)
$48K
$63K
$93K
MEDIAN: $63,113
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50%
90%

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$22.87 - $38.16
(Median)
$23
$26
$38
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$48,306 - $93,158  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
Profit Sharing
$1,163 - $8,501  
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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$48,870 - $92,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.87 - $38.16  
   
Overtime
$23.85 - $44.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,163 - $8,501  
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).
)
$48,870 - $92,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Design, Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microstation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Microstation. Those proficient in Microstation are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Excel. Those educated in Engineering Design tend to be well versed in Design, Microsoft Excel, and AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer, Bridge

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Bridge Civil Engineers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $54K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $65K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $82K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $91K.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer, Bridge Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%



National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer, Bridge Salaries

up arrow 6%


National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microstation
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

AutoCAD
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 6%
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