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Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salary

The average Mid-Career Civil Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $66K annually. In the world of Mid-Career Civil Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $52K and $88K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $10K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men account for the majority of Mid-Career Civil Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 87 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$51,296 - $85,492
(Median)
$51K
$66K
$85K
MEDIAN: $66,280
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$23.78 - $38.75
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$24
$30
$39
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
$51,296 - $85,492  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,025  
Profit Sharing
$490.07 - $9,965  
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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$52,006 - $87,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,158
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$23.78 - $38.75  
   
Overtime
$26.36 - $50.94  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,025  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$490.07 - $9,965  
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).
)
$52,006 - $87,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 695

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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Civil Engineer


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Mid-Career Civil Engineers include URS Corporation Inc., HDR, Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Tetra Tech, Inc. Mid-Career Civil Engineers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at HDR, Inc., where the median salary comes to $76K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($55K) and those starting out ($104K) creates a rather diverse pay scale. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Aecom Technology Group, Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Mid-Career Civil Engineers earning around $73K, $73K, or $72K at each firm, respectively.

URS Corporation Inc. offers the least pay with a median salary of $66K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $82K. A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Aecom Corporation ($67K), Tetra Tech, Inc. ($70K), and Aecom Technology Group, Inc. ($72K).

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 32 percent, Mid-Career Civil Engineers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. 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 Houston (+10 percent). Raleigh is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 5 percent.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Construction Estimating
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Microstation
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$67,000

Microsoft Excel
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Autocad Civil 3D
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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AutoCAD
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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 772 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%
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