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Civil Engineer Salary in Sacramento, California

Civil Engineers in Sacramento pull down an average of $68K per year. Male Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Sacramento Civil Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,451 - $102,510
(Median)
$51K
$68K
$100K
MEDIAN: $68,433
10%
50%
90%

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$23.00 - $40.12
(Median)
$23
$28
$40
MEDIAN: $28.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,451 - $102,510  
   
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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$51,092 - $101,197  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$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).
)
$51,092 - $101,197  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $61K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $78K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $90K in this role. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $102K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 31%


National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Microstation
up arrow 48%

Project Management
up arrow 11%


National Average
$69,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 2%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Matlab
up arrow 10%

AutoDesk
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 6%