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Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salary (United States)

For Mid-Career Civil Engineers, yearly wages usually total $65K annually. Overall cash earnings for Mid-Career Civil Engineers stretch from $51K on the lower end to $86K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $7K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Almost all workers report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The vast majority (87 percent) of Mid-Career Civil Engineers are male. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Civil Engineers is high. This overview is derived from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salary (?
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$50,687 - $83,968
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $65,082
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Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salary (?
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$23.20 - $38.14
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$50,687 - $83,968  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,652  
Profit Sharing
$486.45 - $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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$51,255 - $86,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$23.20 - $38.14  
   
Overtime
$26.15 - $50.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,652  
   
Profit Sharing
$486.45 - $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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$51,255 - $86,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 726
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Civil Engineer

Although HDR, Inc. boasts the highest average salary in town at $77K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $54K or as much as $106K.
Mid-Career Civil Engineers will find the worst pay at URS Corporation Inc., where the median salary crawls in at $65K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $81K, leaving little room for growth. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Pay Difference By Location

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Civil Engineers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 34 percent above the national average. Los Angeles, New York, Boston, and Seattle also offer top salaries for Mid-Career Civil Engineers. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 23 percent, 15 percent, 10 percent, and 9 percent more, respectively. Raleigh ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 5 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Atlanta and Orlando (3 percent less).
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Project
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Autocad Civil 3D
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Microstation
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Engineering Design
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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$66,000
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Microsoft Office
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AutoDesk
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Autocad 2000i
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 1016 votes.

Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 8%