Late-Career Civil Engineer Salary

Late-Career Civil Engineers take home approximately $94K per year on average. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $20K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $66K and hits $152K on the high end. Most Late-Career Civil Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$66,711 - $144,807
$67K
$94K
$140K
MEDIAN: $94,231
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$27.03 - $69.99
$27
$42
$70
MEDIAN: $42.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$66,711 - $144,807  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $20,394  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,134  
Total Pay (?
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$65,921 - $151,686  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 636
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$27.03 - $69.99  
   
Overtime
$25.17 - $79.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$290.87 - $20,394  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,134  
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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$65,921 - $151,686  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,691

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Top-shelf salaries can be found in the three largest American cities: New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles all offer compensation that exceeds the national average in this field. Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Late-Career Civil Engineers in New Orleans earning a whopping 28 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Houston (18 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 91 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries


Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲5%

Project
▲4%


Microstation
▼0%

National Average
$96,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼1%

Construction Estimating
▼2%

AutoDesk
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼5%

Microsoft Word
▼6%

autodesk autocad
▼6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼6%

AutoCAD
▼7%

Autocad Civil 3D
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 12%