Civil Engineer Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

The average salary for a Civil Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $68,217 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Windows Operating System General Use and Project Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Civil Engineer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$45,028 - $111,350
(Median)
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68K
91K
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MEDIAN: $68,216
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Civil Engineer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$15.00 - $49.54
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,028 - $111,350  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $8,648  
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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$43,936 - $114,313  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $49.54  
   
Overtime
$1.47 - $82.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $8,648  
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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$43,936 - $114,313  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer in Los Angeles, California

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

Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%
Mid-Career
up arrow 20%
National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 25%
National Average
$68,000
Microstation
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
AutoDesk
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
AutoCAD
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%
Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 7%

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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%
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