Civil Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average pay for a Civil Engineer in Houston, Texas is $64,450 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Civil Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$50,993 - $97,882
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $64,449
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Civil Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$13.23 - $61.45
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,993 - $97,882  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,843  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $10,137  
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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$50,477 - $100,862  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 298
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.23 - $61.45  
   
Overtime
$20.54 - $42.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,843  
   
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $10,137  
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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$50,477 - $100,862  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 298
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer in Houston, Texas

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

Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%
Experienced
up arrow 39%
National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 8%
Microstation
up arrow 5%
National Average
$65,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%
Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 6%
AutoCAD
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 8%
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