Median pay for Late-Career Civil Engineers lies in the neighborhood of $93K annually. Total incomes of Late-Career Civil Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $23K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $65K and $150K. Most Late-Career Civil Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$65,038 - $142,959
(Median)
$65K
$93K
$140K
MEDIAN: $93,403
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$27.93 - $70.72
(Median)
$28
$42
$71
MEDIAN: $42.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$65,038 - $142,959  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $20,453  
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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$64,629 - $150,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 647
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$27.93 - $70.72  
   
Overtime
$25.00 - $75.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$302.01 - $20,453  
   
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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$64,629 - $150,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,220

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For those looking to make money, Late-Career Civil Engineers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 56 percent above the national average. Late-Career Civil Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+14 percent), Tampa (+13 percent), Portland (+11 percent), and Chicago (+9 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with New Orleans Late-Career Civil Engineers earning much less — 28 percent less — than the national average. Employers pay around 15 percent less in Houston and 13 percent less in Phoenix, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries


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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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