Civil Engineer Salary in Dallas, Texas

Civil Engineers in Dallas take home approximately $62K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Civil Engineers in Dallas, Texas approaches anywhere from $48K on the lower end to $88K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Dallas Civil Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,785 - $84,723
(Median)
$48K
$62K
$85K
MEDIAN: $61,562
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$18.38 - $38.80
(Median)
$18
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$47,785 - $84,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,312  
Profit Sharing
$1,454 - $14,899  
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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$47,666 - $88,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $38.80  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $38.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,312  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,454 - $14,899  
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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$47,666 - $88,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer in Dallas, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Civil Engineers in Dallas, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $56K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $68K on average. Civil Engineers in Dallas, Texas who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $86K. Dallas Civil Engineers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $98K.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%



National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Dallas, Texas Salaries




Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 3%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 4%


InRoads
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%
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