The average salary for a Civil Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia is $63,658 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$51,620 - $123,754
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MEDIAN: $63,657
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Salary
$51,620 - $123,754  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,028  
Total Pay (?
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$52,109 - $101,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$33.22  
   
Overtime
$28.90  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,028  
   
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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$52,109 - $101,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 4%

National Average
$66,000

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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