Civil Engineer in Los Angeles Salary

A Civil Engineer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $71,519 per year. A skill in Project is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$51,237 - $119,484
$51K
$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $71,519
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$19.57 - $40.85
$20
$31
$41
MEDIAN: $30.76
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Salary
$51,237 - $119,484  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$51,406 - $116,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$31.63 - $66.08  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$51,406 - $116,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 16 salaries. A Civil Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 8 salaries.

Civil Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Los Angeles?

Civil Engineer in Los Angeles:
"Design-Build Transportation Projects, Scarce Training Chance."
Pros: Major Design-Build Transportation Projects in Los Angeles County.
Cons: Not much professional growth training opportunities.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲73%

▲37%

▲11%

National Average
$72,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Project
▲20%


National Average
$72,000






Windows Operating System General Use
▼4%


▼5%



AutoDesk
▼6%

Bentley InRoad Software Suite
▼6%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 3%