Median pay for Civil Engineers in Sacramento lies in the neighborhood of $72K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. There are far more male Sacramento Civil Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 81 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,394 - $106,479
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$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,943
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$25.96 - $36.93
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MEDIAN: $27.99
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Salary
$52,394 - $106,479  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $12,671  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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$55,166 - $109,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Hourly Rate
$27.99  
   
Overtime
$43.25  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$484.79 - $12,671  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$55,166 - $109,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Sacramento, California

Sacramento County, California
490,715
Male:
237,724 (48.4%)
Female:
252,991 (51.6%)
Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ/; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California, and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City". Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John...
Sacramento:
$52,151
California:
$64,500
$1,085
Sacramento:
$287,300
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Civil Engineers in Sacramento. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $62K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $84K. Sacramento Civil Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $95K. Civil Engineers in Sacramento who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $138K.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
053
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 87%

Experienced
up arrow 29%


National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 21%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 19%

Project Management
up arrow 12%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 9%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 5%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microstation
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$74,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 16%

AutoDesk
up arrow 17%

Matlab
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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