Civil Engineer Salary in Sacramento, California (United States)

A Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California earns an average salary of $72,552 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Total Pay (?
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$52,688 - $101,961
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $72,551
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Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Total Pay (?
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$23.40 - $40.82
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,688 - $101,961  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$850 - $8,650  
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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$52,030 - $100,885  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$850 - $8,650  
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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$52,030 - $100,885  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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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.

Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%
National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
National Average
$72,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
AutoCAD
up arrow 7%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 7%
Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 7%
Project
up arrow 11%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%
AutoDesk
up arrow 15%
Matlab
up arrow 16%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 19%
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Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 7%
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