Civil Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

Earnings for Civil Engineers in Houston come in at around $66K annually on average. Cash earnings of Houston Civil Engineers can occasionally include $15K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $46K to almost $104K. Men make up the vast majority of Civil Engineers in Houston, Texas (85 percent) who took the survey. The majority of Houston Civil Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$46,691 - $99,997
$47K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,550
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$11.15 - $45.11
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$45
MEDIAN: $29.11
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Salary
$46,691 - $99,997  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,577  
Profit Sharing
$10.00 - $15,250  
Total Pay (?
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$46,127 - $103,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $45.11  
   
Overtime
$9.75 - $54.91  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,577  
   
Profit Sharing
$10.00 - $15,250  
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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$46,127 - $103,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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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 $64,000 based on 151 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 $78,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 27 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 $79,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲52%

▲18%

▲17%

National Average
$67,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries





Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲5%


Project
▲3%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$67,000



▼2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%


▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 7%