Civil Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina Salary

A Civil Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina earns an average salary of $63,916 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Project Management, Engineering Design, and Construction Estimating.

$48,861 - $92,734
$49K
$66K
$93K
MEDIAN: $65,750
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$48,861 - $92,734  
   
Bonus
$354.79 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$5,375  
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$49,382 - $96,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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About Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
827,121
Male:
396,646 (48.0%)
Female:
430,475 (52.0%)
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the second largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans." It is listed as a "gamma-plus" global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east...
Charlotte:
$53,919
North Carolina:
$47,830
$978
Charlotte:
$188,800
North Carolina:
$160,100
5.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 20 salaries. A Civil Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲32%

▲24%

▲20%

National Average
$66,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲29%



Construction Estimating
▲13%

Microstation
▲6%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Word
▼2%



Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%



Microsoft Excel
▼13%

AutoCAD
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 5%
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