Late-Career Civil Engineer Salary

An average Late-Career Civil Engineer can expect to take home roughly $93K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $20K and $25K, respectively — total cash payment to Late-Career Civil Engineers can bottom out near $65K or peak near $147K depending on individual performance. Most Late-Career Civil Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$65,031 - $138,576
(Median)
$65K
$93K
$140K
MEDIAN: $93,060
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$26.33 - $67.44
(Median)
$26
$41
$67
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,031 - $138,576  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,161  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,253  
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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$64,718 - $147,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 865
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$26.33 - $67.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.56  
Overtime
$12.25 - $73.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,161  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,253  
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).
)
$64,718 - $147,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $94,216

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Late-Career Civil Engineers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 29 percent. Late-Career Civil Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+28 percent), Washington (+25 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), and Sacramento (+13 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with New Orleans Late-Career Civil Engineers earning much less — 27 percent less — than the national average.

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Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries


Project
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Engineering Design
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Construction Estimating
0%

National Average
$94,000

Microsoft Office
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AutoDesk
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Autocad 2000i
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Microsoft Excel
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Autocad Civil 3D
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Microstation
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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