Experienced Civil Engineer Salary (United States)

An Experienced Civil Engineer earns an average salary of $77,355 per year. A skill in Construction Estimating is associated with high pay for this job.
Experienced Civil Engineer Salary (?
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$56,446 - $104,096
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $77,355
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Experienced Civil Engineer Salary (?
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$24.10 - $47.52
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,446 - $104,096  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,011  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $15,025  
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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$56,802 - $107,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,597
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.10 - $47.52  
   
Overtime
$28.25 - $61.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,011  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $15,025  
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).
)
$56,802 - $107,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 304
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Pay Difference By Location

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Houston
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Seattle
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Sacramento
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San Diego
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Salt Lake City
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Phoenix
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Chicago
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National Average
$78,000
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Austin
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Skills That Affect Experienced Civil Engineer Salaries

Construction Estimating
up arrow 15%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%
Microstation
up arrow 1%
Project
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
National Average
$78,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%
AutoDesk
up arrow 6%
Autocad 2000i
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Job Satisfaction

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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: 54% employee benefits None: 9%