An average Late-Career Civil Engineer can expect to take home roughly $94K annually. Cash earnings for Late-Career Civil Engineers — which occasionally include more than $21K from bonuses and more than $23K from profit sharing — stretch from around $66K to approximately $152K. For the most part, Late-Career Civil Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$66,609 - $145,497
$67K
$94K
$150K
MEDIAN: $93,958
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$27.30 - $69.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$66,609 - $145,497  
   
Bonus
$303.04 - $20,571  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $22,685  
Total Pay (?
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$66,001 - $151,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 661
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$27.30 - $69.27  
   
Overtime
$25.76 - $79.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$303.04 - $20,571  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $22,685  
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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$66,001 - $151,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,477

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Top-shelf salaries can be found in the three largest American cities: New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago all offer compensation that exceeds the national average in this field. Late-Career Civil Engineers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Late-Career Civil Engineers in New Orleans bring in salaries that are 28 percent lower than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Houston (17 percent lower) and Indianapolis (12 percent lower).

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
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20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries



Project
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Construction Estimating
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Microstation
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Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
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AutoDesk
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Word
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autodesk autocad
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Autocad Civil 3D
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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