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Civil Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

Earnings for Civil Engineers in San Diego come in at around $68K per year on average. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most San Diego Civil Engineers. Most Civil Engineers in San Diego, Calif. survey respondents are men (72 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,024 - $99,006
(Median)
$50K
$68K
$99K
MEDIAN: $67,526
10%
50%
90%

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$16.22 - $44.28
(Median)
$16
$31
$44
MEDIAN: $30
10%
50%
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$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$50,024 - $99,006  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $3,000  
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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$48,624 - $98,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $44.28  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $58.39  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $3,000  
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).
)
$48,624 - $98,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries


Microstation
up arrow 14%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
0%

Construction Estimating
0%

National Average
$68,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%