Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Civil Engineers sits in the ballpark of $66K annually. With some bonuses approaching $7K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Civil Engineers spread between $52K and $87K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The vast majority (87 percent) of Mid-Career Civil Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. Most Mid-Career Civil Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$51,238 - $85,174
(Median)
$51K
$66K
$85K
MEDIAN: $66,053
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$23.76 - $38.44
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$24
$30
$38
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$51,238 - $85,174  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,055  
Profit Sharing
$493.61 - $9,952  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,000  
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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$51,924 - $87,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.76 - $38.44  
   
Overtime
$26.41 - $51.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,055  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$493.61 - $9,952  
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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$51,924 - $87,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 692

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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Civil Engineer


URS Corporation Inc., HDR, Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Tetra Tech, Inc. are among the top companies that take on many Mid-Career Civil Engineers. HDR, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town ($76K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $55K to $104K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Aecom Technology Group, Inc., where earnings of $73K, $73K, or $72K are standard for Mid-Career Civil Engineers.

Employees at URS Corporation Inc. take home the smallest paychecks, and $66K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $57K and quickly nearing the top at only $82K. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Aecom Corporation ($67K), Tetra Tech, Inc. ($70K), and Aecom Technology Group, Inc. ($72K).

Pay Difference by Location


Mid-Career Civil Engineers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 32 percent. Mid-Career Civil Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+22 percent), New York (+12 percent), Seattle (+11 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Raleigh, 5 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Construction Estimating
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Project
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Microstation
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Engineering Design
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Autocad Civil 3D
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National Average
$67,000

Microsoft Excel
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Autocad 2000i
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Windows Operating System General Use
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AutoDesk
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 801 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 7%