Late-Career Civil Engineer Salary

For Late-Career Civil Engineers, annual average wages total $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. Job satisfaction for Late-Career Civil Engineers is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$61,638 - $134,773
(Median)
$62K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,840
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50%
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 (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,638 - $134,773  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,636  
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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$61,654 - $140,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 739
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 (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,636  
   
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).
)
$61,654 - $140,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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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 New York (+21 percent), Los Angeles (+21 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), and Houston (+15 percent). The lowest-paying market is New Orleans, which sits 26 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Atlanta and Chicago (13 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Civil Engineer Salaries

Project
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$93,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

Microstation
up arrow 6%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 6%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 7%

Autocad 2000i
up arrow 7%

AutoDesk
up arrow 8%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 174 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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