Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salary

Mid-Career Civil Engineers pull down an average of $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. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The vast majority of Mid-Career Civil Engineers (86 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Civil Engineers. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,666 - $86,201

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$23.86 - $39.31

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$51,666 - $86,201  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,154  
Profit Sharing
$485.10 - $9,982  
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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$52,430 - $88,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.86 - $39.31  
   
Overtime
$26.49 - $51.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,154  
   
Profit Sharing
$485.10 - $9,982  
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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$52,430 - $88,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 681
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Civil Engineer


Many Mid-Career Civil Engineers can be found at URS Corporation Inc., HDR, Inc., Aecom Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, firms that are at the top of the field. The biggest paychecks can be found at HDR, Inc. — the median salary there is $76K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $55K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $104K. Also paying near the top of the field are Jacobs Engineering Group Inc at $73K, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at $73K, and Aecom Corporation, where Mid-Career Civil Engineers annually earn $72K.

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 $58K and quickly nearing the top at only $84K. Also approaching the lower end are Tetra Tech, Inc. at $70K, Parsons Corporation at $71K, and Aecom Technology Group, Inc. at $72K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Civil Engineers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Civil Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+22 percent), New York (+13 percent), Seattle (+11 percent), and Houston (+9 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 5 percent south of the national average, can be found in Raleigh. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Orlando and Austin (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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Engineering Design
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Microstation
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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 2000i
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Office
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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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 670 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%
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