A Civil Engineer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $65,895 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microstation, Project, Project Management, and Windows Operating System General Use. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$51,460 - $94,604
(Median)
$51K
$66K
$95K
MEDIAN: $65,894
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$24.40 - $46.23
(Median)
$24
$31
$46
MEDIAN: $31.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,460 - $94,604  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $7,059  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $7,830  
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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$52,239 - $96,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 125
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.40 - $46.23  
   
Overtime
$27.52 - $62.28  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$491.32 - $7,059  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $7,830  
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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$52,239 - $96,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 21%


National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Microstation
up arrow 39%


Project
up arrow 22%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 13%



Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Autodesk Software
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$68,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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