Civil Engineer Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

A Civil Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $65,922 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Autocad Civil 3D and Project Management.
Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$49,318 - $100,292
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $65,922
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Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$15.37 - $48.48
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,318 - $100,292  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $6,450  
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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$46,929 - $100,353  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.37 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$1.48 - $50.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $6,450  
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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$46,929 - $100,353  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$66,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 19%
Project Management
up arrow 10%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
0%
National Average
$66,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD
up arrow 10%

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Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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