Experienced Civil Engineer Salary (United States)

An Experienced Civil Engineer earns an average salary of $77,023 per year.
Experienced Civil Engineer Total Pay (?
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$56,270 - $103,998
(Median)
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77K
91K
100K
MEDIAN: $77,023
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Experienced Civil Engineer Total Pay (?
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$24.13 - $46.78
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,270 - $103,998  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,044  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $15,287  
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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$56,649 - $107,843  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,908
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.13 - $46.78  
   
Overtime
$28.56 - $60.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,044  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $15,287  
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).
)
$56,649 - $107,843  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,908
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Houston
up arrow 17%
Seattle
up arrow 15%
Sacramento
up arrow 15%
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San Diego
up arrow 10%
Salt Lake City
up arrow 8%
Chicago
up arrow 5%
Phoenix
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National Average
$78,000
Atlanta
up arrow 1%
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Austin
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Skills That Affect Experienced Civil Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%
Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 2%
Project
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
Microstation
0%
National Average
$78,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%
AutoDesk
up arrow 5%
Autocad 2000i
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 9%
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