A Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $72,347 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Engineering Design and Matlab. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$55,118 - $102,345
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MEDIAN: $72,346
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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Salary
$55,118 - $102,345  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$54,089 - $106,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $50.00  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$54,089 - $106,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
844,811
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 19%


National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries


Matlab
up arrow 10%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 9%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$73,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

AutoDesk
up arrow 4%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
up arrow 6%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 7%

Autodesk Software
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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