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Civil Engineer Salary in Sacramento, California

Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. pull down an average of $70K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Civil Engineers in Sacramento. Men make up the vast majority of Sacramento Civil Engineers (87 percent) who took the survey. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$52,132 - $103,205
(Median)
52K
70K
87K
100K
MEDIAN: $69,583
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$23.15 - $39.85
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$52,132 - $103,205  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Total Pay (?
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$51,495 - $101,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.15 - $39.85  
   
Overtime
$19.36 - $74.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
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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$51,495 - $101,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.


Sacramento Civil Engineers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $61K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $77K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $89K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $102K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 29%


National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Microstation
up arrow 46%

Project Management
up arrow 8%


National Average
$69,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 4%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

Matlab
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

AutoDesk
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 5%