Civil Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

Earnings for Civil Engineers in Houston, Texas come in at around $66K per year on average. Cash earnings for Civil Engineers in Houston — including $14K in bonuses and $20K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $48K to $106K depending on individual performance. The vast majority of Houston Civil Engineers (84 percent) who took the survey are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$48,246 - $103,896
$48K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,864
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50%
90%

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$10.67 - $41.46
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$30
$41
MEDIAN: $30.02
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$0$108K
Salary $48,246 - $103,896
Bonus $48.48 - $14,975
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,000
Total Pay (?
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$48,193 - $108,619
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 171
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $10.67 - $41.46
Overtime $1.51 - $50.87
Annual Data $0$108K
Bonus $48.48 - $14,975
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,000
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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$48,193 - $108,619
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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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
4.0%

Civil Engineer Job Listings

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
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲48%

▲15%

▲15%

National Average
$68,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries




Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲3%



Project
▲1%

National Average
$68,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%



▼4%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%


▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 7%
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