Civil Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California (United States)

A Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $68,995 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 Total Pay (?
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$58,814 - $106,530
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MEDIAN: $68,995
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Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$24.73 - $60.66
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,814 - $106,530  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
Profit Sharing
$1,483 - $14,000  
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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$59,480 - $115,301  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.73 - $60.66  
   
Overtime
$29.15 - $70.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,483 - $14,000  
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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$59,480 - $115,301  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 78%
Experienced
up arrow 52%
National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 13%
Matlab
up arrow 6%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Project Management
0%
National Average
$72,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microstation
up arrow 4%
AutoCAD
up arrow 6%
Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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