Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salary

The average Mid-Career Civil Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $67K annually. In the world of Mid-Career Civil Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $52K and $88K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The vast majority of Mid-Career Civil Engineers (86 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,515 - $86,055
(Median)
$52K
$67K
$86K
MEDIAN: $66,862
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$23.72 - $39.30
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$24
$30
$39
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$51,515 - $86,055  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,152  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $9,986  
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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$52,231 - $88,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.72 - $39.30  
   
Overtime
$26.27 - $51.04  
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 - $7,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $9,986  
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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$52,231 - $88,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 688
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Civil Engineer


Dominating the field, URS Corporation Inc., HDR, Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Aecom Corporation are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Mid-Career Civil Engineers. HDR, Inc. does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $76K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $55K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $104K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Aecom Corporation, where earnings of $73K, $73K, or $72K are standard for Mid-Career Civil Engineers.

URS Corporation Inc. doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $66K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $84K and scope of pay is rather limited. Tetra Tech, Inc., Aecom Technology Group, Inc., and Black and Veatch are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($70K, $72K, and $72K respectively).

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Civil Engineers, 30 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Civil Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+24 percent), New York (+12 percent), Seattle (+11 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is Raleigh, which sits 5 percent below the national average. Employers in Orlando and Austin also lean toward paying below-median salaries (2 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salaries

Construction Estimating
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Project Management
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Project
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Microstation
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$68,000

Microsoft Excel
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Autocad Civil 3D
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Microsoft Word
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Office
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 698 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 7%
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