For Civil Engineers in San Diego, yearly average wages total $69K annually. There are more male Civil Engineers in San Diego, Calif. than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 69 percent. The majority of San Diego Civil Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$51,462 - $101,063
(Median)
$51K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,349
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50%
90%

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$24.13 - $44.73
(Median)
$24
$31
$45
MEDIAN: $31.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,462 - $101,063  
   
Bonus
$971 - $6,851  
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
Total Pay (?
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$52,131 - $101,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.13 - $44.73  
   
Overtime
$30.09 - $65.62  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$971 - $6,851  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
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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$52,131 - $101,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of San Diego Civil Engineers. Civil Engineers in San Diego in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $65K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $76K. Civil Engineers in San Diego, Calif. bring in $90K after working for 10 to 20 years. Professionals boasting more than two decades of experience also boast a six-figure median salary of $106K.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%



National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries


Construction Estimating
up arrow 6%

Microstation
up arrow 4%

InRoads
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$70,000

autodesk autocad
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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