Civil Engineer Salary in San Francisco (United States)

A Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $70,944 per year. A skill in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is associated with high pay for this job. 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 career.
Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$59,105 - $103,700
(Median)
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88K
100K
MEDIAN: $70,943
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Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$23.67 - $61.31
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,105 - $103,700  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $17,452  
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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$59,078 - $113,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.67 - $61.31  
   
Overtime
$27.17 - $64.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $17,452  
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).
)
$59,078 - $113,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 73%
Experienced
up arrow 49%
National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 12%
Engineering Design
up arrow 6%
Matlab
up arrow 6%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
National Average
$72,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Microstation
up arrow 3%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%