Civil Engineers in San Jose, Calif. pull down an average of $69K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Civil Engineers in San Jose who answered the questionnnaire. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Almost all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and nearly all collect vision insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$53,355 - $119,756
MEDIAN: $68,854

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$55,971 - $127,840  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
518,317 (50.5%)
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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autodesk autocad
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Autocad Civil 3D
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
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Engineering Design
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Microsoft Office
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
medical benefits
Vision: 93%
dental benefits
None: 7%