The average pay for a Civil Engineer in Birmingham, Alabama is $62,604 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Engineering Design and autodesk autocad. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$45,338 - $87,262
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$63K
$87K
MEDIAN: $62,604
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$45,338 - $87,262  
   
Bonus
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,955  
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$43,987 - $86,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County, Alabama
214,911
Male:
102,122 (47.5%)
Female:
112,789 (52.5%)
Birmingham (/ˈbɜːrmɪŋhæm/ BUR-ming-ham) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 in the 2010 United States Census. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, one of the UK's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry. In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor...
Birmingham:
$32,378
Alabama:
$44,765
$743
Birmingham:
$93,000
Alabama:
$134,100
6.2%

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 13%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 11%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Microstation
up arrow 15%

InRoads
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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