Mid-Career Civil Engineer Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Civil Engineers sits in the ballpark of $71K per year. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Civil Engineers runs from $56K to $94K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $9K. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (85 percent) of Mid-Career Civil Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$54,600 - $91,155
$55K
$71K
$91K
MEDIAN: $70,836
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$25.10 - $41.98
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$33
$42
MEDIAN: $33.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$54,600 - $91,155  
   
Bonus
$393.05 - $9,851  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $8,726  
Commission
$14,523  
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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$55,668 - $94,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,932
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$25.10 - $41.98  
   
Overtime
$28.22 - $55.61  
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
$393.05 - $9,851  
   
Commission
$14,523  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $8,726  
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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$55,668 - $94,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 419

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Mid-Career Civil Engineers flock to HDR, Inc., Aecom Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Aecom Technology Group, Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. HNTB Corporation offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $85K. Other leaders in compensation levels are CH2M Hill at $85K, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc at $84K, and Black and Veatch, where Mid-Career Civil Engineers annually earn $83K.

Aecom Technology Group, Inc., HDR, Inc., and Tetra Tech, Inc. also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $69K, $70K, and $71K-paychecks on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,496

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

For Mid-Career Civil Engineers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Civil Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+11 percent), Boston (+11 percent), Chicago (+10 percent), and Washington (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in St. Louis.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 291 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries



Construction Estimating
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Microstation
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Bentley InRoad Software Suite
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National Average
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Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%

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AutoDesk
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 291 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 7%