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Late-Career Civil Engineer Salary

Median pay for Late-Career Civil Engineers lies in the neighborhood of $92K per year. Cash earnings for Late-Career Civil Engineers — including $16K in bonuses and $31K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $62K to $140K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. For the most part, Late-Career Civil Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$61,630 - $135,445
(Median)
$62K
$92K
$140K
MEDIAN: $91,543
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90%

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$25.94 - $64.80
(Median)
$26
$40
$65
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
$61,630 - $135,445  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,552  
Profit Sharing
$1.00 - $30,521  
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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$61,883 - $139,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 722
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$25.94 - $64.80  
   
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 - $15,552  
   
Profit Sharing
$1.00 - $30,521  
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).
)
$61,883 - $139,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112

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Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Late-Career Civil Engineers that is 31 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Late-Career Civil Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+21 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), Houston (+18 percent), and Portland (+13 percent). Late-Career Civil Engineers in New Orleans report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 27 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Atlanta and 11 percent less in Chicago, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Civil Engineer Salaries

Project
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$92,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Microstation
up arrow 5%

Autocad 2000i
up arrow 5%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 7%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 8%

AutoDesk
up arrow 9%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 178 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 11%
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