The average salary for a Civil Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa is $56,011 per year. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$47,468 - $76,086
(Median)
$47K
$56K
$76K
MEDIAN: $56,011
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$47,468 - $76,086  
   
Bonus
$2,250  
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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$47,468 - $77,387  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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About Des Moines, Iowa

Polk County, Iowa
204,987
Male:
103,726 (49.3%)
Female:
106,591 (50.7%)
Des Moines /dᵻˈmɔɪn/ is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is also the county seat of Polk County. A small portion of the city extends into Warren County. It was incorporated on September 22, 1851, as Fort Des Moines, which was shortened to "Des Moines" in 1857. It is located on and named after the Des Moines River, which likely was adapted from the French colonial name, Rivière des Moines, meaning "River of the Monks." The city's population was 203,433 as of the 2010 census. The five-county metropolitan area is ranked 91st in terms of population in the United States with 599,789 residents according to the 2013 estimate by the United States Census Bureau. Des Moines is a major center of the U.S. insurance industry and has a sizable financial services and publishing business base. The city was credited as the "number one...
Des Moines:
$49,072
Iowa:
$54,736
$781
Des Moines:
$119,500
Iowa:
$136,100
5.3%

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Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 15%

National Average
$58,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microstation
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None:
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