Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salary

Average Mid-Career Civil Engineers make around $67K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Civil Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $53K and $90K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $10K, respectively. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Mid-Career Civil Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The vast majority of Mid-Career Civil Engineers (86 percent) survey respondents are men. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$51,928 - $87,059
(Median)
$52K
$67K
$87K
MEDIAN: $67,477
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90%

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$24.06 - $40.31
(Median)
$24
$31
$40
MEDIAN: $31.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$51,928 - $87,059  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,192  
Profit Sharing
$487.51 - $9,895  
Commission
$17,500  
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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$52,867 - $89,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,368
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$24.06 - $40.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$26.88 - $51.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,192  
   
Commission
$17,500  
Profit Sharing
$487.51 - $9,895  
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).
)
$52,867 - $89,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 709
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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Mid-Career Civil Engineers include URS Corporation Inc., HDR, Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, Aecom Corporation, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Mid-Career Civil Engineers in search of the best pay head to HDR, Inc., where the median salary rolls in at $76K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $102K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $63K. Also paying near the top of the field are Aecom Technology Group, Inc. at $73K, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc at $73K, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, where Mid-Career Civil Engineers annually earn $73K.

URS Corporation Inc., Tetra Tech, Inc. and Black and Veatch are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $67K, $71K, and $72K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,887

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Mid-Career Civil Engineers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 28 percent. Mid-Career Civil Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+21 percent), Washington (+12 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Raleigh, 6 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are St. Louis (3 percent less) and Orlando (2 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Matlab
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Construction Estimating
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InRoads
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Project
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Engineering Design
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Microstation
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National Average
$69,000

AutoCAD
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Microsoft Excel
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Autocad Civil 3D
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Microsoft Word
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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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 633 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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