Civil Engineer in Dallas, Texas Salary

Earnings for Civil Engineers in Dallas come in at around $62K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Civil Engineers in Dallas, Texas bottoms out near $47K and approaches $89K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $8K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Dallas Civil Engineers is high. The vast majority of Civil Engineers in Dallas (88 percent) who took the survey are men. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$47,516 - $84,598
(Median)
$48K
$62K
$85K
MEDIAN: $61,739
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$18.12 - $39.28
(Median)
$18
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$47,516 - $84,598  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,982  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $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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$47,231 - $88,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 199
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $39.28  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $39.37  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,982  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $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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$47,231 - $88,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

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


Civil Engineers in Dallas, Texas generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $56K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $68K on average. Dallas Civil Engineers bring in $85K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $95K.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%



National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries




Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 2%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

InRoads
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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