Civil Engineer Salary in Sacramento, California (United States)

A Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California earns an average salary of $71,865 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Microstation is associated with high pay for this job.
Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salary (?
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$52,287 - $103,604
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $71,864
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Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salary (?
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$23.40 - $40.82
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,287 - $103,604  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,083  
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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$51,506 - $101,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.40 - $40.82  
   
Overtime
$19.36 - $74.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,083  
   
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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$51,506 - $101,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Microstation
up arrow 42%
Engineering Design
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
National Average
$71,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 6%
Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
AutoCAD
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%
Matlab
up arrow 13%
AutoDesk
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 6%