Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salary

The average Civil Engineer in Sacramento earns approximately $72K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Male Civil Engineers in Sacramento far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. For the most part, Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$51,712 - $107,257
$52K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,827
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50%
90%

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$25.43 - $36.83
$28
MEDIAN: $27.62
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$51,712 - $107,257  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$54,833 - $110,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.62  
   
Overtime
$43.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$54,833 - $110,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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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
5.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 13 salaries. A Civil Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲89%

Experienced
▲32%

▲16%

National Average
$73,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
▲23%

Construction Estimating
▲14%


autodesk autocad
▲9%



Microstation
▲1%

National Average
$73,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼2%

Autocad Civil 3D
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Microsoft Word
▼9%


AutoCAD
▼15%

AutoDesk
▼16%

Matlab
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 8%