Civil Engineer Salary in Sacramento, California

Median pay for Civil Engineers in Sacramento lies in the neighborhood of $69K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. who responded to the questionnaire — 82 percent to be exact. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$51,366 - $102,380

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$23.00 - $40.12

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,366 - $102,380  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,285  
Profit Sharing
$2,750 - $9,637  
Total Pay (?
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$50,578 - $101,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.00 - $40.12  
   
Overtime
$30.52 - $58.96  
Local 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).
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$50,578 - $101,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Sacramento Civil Engineers. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $61K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $79K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $90K. Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $102K on average.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 31%


National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Microstation
up arrow 47%

Project Management
up arrow 11%


National Average
$69,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 3%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

AutoCAD
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

AutoDesk
up arrow 11%

Matlab
up arrow 12%

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
12%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%
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