Civil Engineer Salary in Sacramento, California

Median pay for Sacramento Civil Engineers lies in the neighborhood of $68K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. (82 percent) who took the survey are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,130 - $102,410
(Median)
$51K
$68K
$100K
MEDIAN: $68,207
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50%
90%

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$23.00 - $40.12
(Median)
$23
$28
$40
MEDIAN: $28.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,130 - $102,410  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,285  
Profit Sharing
$2,750 - $9,637  
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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$50,399 - $101,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.00 - $40.12  
   
Overtime
$30.52 - $58.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,285  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750 - $9,637  
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).
)
$50,399 - $101,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California

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


Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $61K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $78K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Civil Engineers in Sacramento make a median salary of $88K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $102K on average.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 29%


National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Microstation
up arrow 48%

Project Management
up arrow 11%


National Average
$68,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 2%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

AutoDesk
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Matlab
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 6%
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