Late-Career Civil Engineer Salary

Average Late-Career Civil Engineers make around $92K per year. Total cash compensation to Late-Career Civil Engineers bottoms out near $62K and approaches $140K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $16K from bonuses and almost $30K from profit sharing. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career Civil Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$61,463 - $134,813
(Median)
$61K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,911
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90%

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$26.12 - $66.13
(Median)
$26
$40
$66
MEDIAN: $40
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,463 - $134,813  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,781  
Profit Sharing
$0.38 - $30,201  
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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$61,507 - $140,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 728
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$26.12 - $66.13  
   
Overtime
$1.20 - $75.30  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.38 - $30,201  
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).
)
$61,507 - $140,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Pay Difference by Location


For Late-Career Civil Engineers, busy Washington offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Late-Career Civil Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+21 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), Los Angeles (+20 percent), and Houston (+17 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Late-Career Civil Engineers in New Orleans earning a whopping 26 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Chicago (13 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Civil Engineer Salaries

Project
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Project Management
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Engineering Design
0%

Construction Estimating
0%

National Average
$93,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Microstation
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Autocad 2000i
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AutoCAD
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 6%

Autocad Civil 3D
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AutoDesk
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 173 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 11%
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