Entry-Level Civil Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Civil Engineer is $54,469 per year.
Entry-Level Civil Engineer Total Pay (?
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$42,972 - $69,880
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,469
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Entry-Level Civil Engineer Total Pay (?
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$16.16 - $31.53
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$42,972 - $69,880  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,048  
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $7,221  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,182  
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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$41,752 - $71,383  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,704
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.16 - $31.53  
   
Overtime
$21.91 - $42.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,048  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,182  
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $7,221  
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).
)
$41,752 - $71,383  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,704
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Gender

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Male
84%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%
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