Civil Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

The average San Diego Civil Engineer earns approximately $67K per year. Overall incomes of Civil Engineers in San Diego generally bottom out at around $50K and peak near $100K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. More than half of Civil Engineers in San Diego, Calif. (68 percent) survey respondents are men. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,096 - $100,446
(Median)
$50K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,382
10%
50%
90%

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$17.75 - $44.83
(Median)
$18
$31
$45
MEDIAN: $31.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,096 - $100,446  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,834  
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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$49,617 - $100,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.75 - $44.83  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $65.91  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,834  
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).
)
$49,617 - $100,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries



National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries


Microstation
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Engineering Design
0%

Autocad Civil 3D
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$68,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 3%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%
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