Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Salary

Average Civil Engineers in San Diego make around $70K annually. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $10K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $50K and hits $101K on the high end. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Civil Engineers in San Diego, Calif. who answered the questionnnaire. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$50,710 - $100,794
(Median)
$51K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,777
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50%
90%

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$18.49 - $45.44
(Median)
$18
$31
$45
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,710 - $100,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,594  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,689  
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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$50,208 - $101,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.49 - $45.44  
   
Overtime
$1.66 - $60.43  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,594  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,689  
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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$50,208 - $101,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries



National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries


Microstation
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Construction Estimating
up arrow 6%

InRoads
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$69,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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