Entry-Level Civil Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Civil Engineer is $54,376 per year.
Entry-Level Civil Engineer Total Pay (?
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$42,782 - $69,569
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MEDIAN: $54,375
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Entry-Level Civil Engineer Total Pay (?
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$16.02 - $31.48
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$42,782 - $69,569  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,044  
Profit Sharing
$477.87 - $7,294  
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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$41,608 - $71,175  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,727
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.02 - $31.48  
   
Overtime
$21.94 - $42.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,044  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,182  
Profit Sharing
$477.87 - $7,294  
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).
)
$41,608 - $71,175  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,727
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Gender
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Male
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Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%
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