Civil Engineer in New Orleans Salary

For New Orleans Civil Engineers, annual average wages total $67K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Civil Engineers in New Orleans. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Civil Engineers in New Orleans, La. who answered the questionnnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$53,397 - $118,359
$53K
$67K
$120K
MEDIAN: $66,944
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$23.80 - $31.64
$26
MEDIAN: $26.04
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$53,397 - $118,359  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,574  
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$50,894 - $113,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Hourly Rate
$26.04  
   
Overtime
$30.20  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,574  
   
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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$50,894 - $113,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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About New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish, Louisiana
389,617
Male:
185,736 (47.7%)
Female:
203,881 (52.3%)
New Orleans (/njuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as...
New Orleans:
$39,077
Louisiana:
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$947
New Orleans:
$216,800
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$155,600
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $58K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $75K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $105K. For some reason, New Orleans Civil Engineers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $69K.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲59%

▲14%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$66,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲19%

autodesk autocad
▲2%

Engineering Design
▼0%

National Average
$66,000

AutoCAD
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Construction Estimating
▼7%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼10%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼10%

Autocad Civil 3D
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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