Civil Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Civil Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $66,492 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project, Project Management, Autodesk Software, and Engineering Design. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$50,140 - $94,585
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MEDIAN: $64,505
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$20.87 - $41.22
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MEDIAN: $29.45
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$50,140 - $94,585  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
Total Pay (?
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$50,155 - $92,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Hourly Rate
$20.87 - $41.22  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $58.95  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
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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$50,155 - $92,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 30 salaries. A Civil Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

▲34%

▲24%

National Average
$65,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Project
▲51%


Autodesk Software
▲19%


autodesk autocad
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲3%





Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

▼2%

Construction Estimating
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 16%
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