Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Civil Engineers is around $71K annually. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Civil Engineers bottoms out near $55K and approaches $95K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Civil Engineers. The vast majority of Mid-Career Civil Engineers (82 percent) who took the survey are men. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$54,840 - $93,087
$55K
$71K
$93K
MEDIAN: $71,386
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50%
90%

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$25.26 - $41.53
$25
$33
$42
MEDIAN: $32.97
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$0$95K
Salary $54,840 - $93,087
Bonus $312.79 - $9,773
Profit Sharing $200.00 - $7,783
Commission $14,000
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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$55,765 - $95,572
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,957
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $25.26 - $41.53
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $28.72 - $56.96
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $312.79 - $9,773
Commission $14,000
Profit Sharing $200.00 - $7,783
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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$55,765 - $95,572
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 458

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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Mid-Career Civil Engineers include HDR, Inc., Aecom Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Aecom Technology Group, Inc. HNTB Corporation attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $85K. Mid-Career Civil Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks at CH2M Hill ($85K), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc ($84K), and Black and Veatch ($83K).

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Aecom Technology Group, Inc. at $69K, HDR, Inc. at $70K, and Tetra Tech, Inc., where $71K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,735

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Civil Engineers, 16 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Civil Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+11 percent), Boston (+11 percent), Chicago (+9 percent), and Washington (+8 percent). St. Louis is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 370 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries



Construction Estimating
▼0%

Microstation
▼0%

Bentley InRoad Software Suite
▼0%

National Average
$73,000






Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%


▼2%


AutoDesk
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 370 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 8%
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