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

A Civil Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $66,149 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. A skill in Autocad Civil 3D is associated with high pay for this job.
Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$49,353 - $99,741
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $66,149
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Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$15.61 - $40.55
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$49,353 - $99,741  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,787  
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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$47,992 - $99,250  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.61 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$1.48 - $50.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,787  
   
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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$47,992 - $99,250  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$66,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 12%
Project Management
up arrow 9%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 2%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
National Average
$66,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
AutoCAD
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%
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