Civil Engineer Salary in Sacramento, California

Sacramento Civil Engineers pull down an average of $68K annually. Men make up the vast majority of Civil Engineers in Sacramento (82 percent) who took the survey. For the most part, Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$51,130 - $102,410
(Median)
$51K
$68K
$100K
MEDIAN: $68,207
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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: 2 Jul 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: 2 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. 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. Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $88K. Sacramento Civil Engineers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $102K.

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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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