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Civil Engineer in Training Salary

The average pay for a Civil Engineer in Training is $50,974 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$40,287 - $61,177
(Median)
$40K
$51K
$61K
MEDIAN: $50,974
10%
50%
90%

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$15.50 - $27.83
(Median)
$15
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$40,287 - $61,177  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,606  
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $5,238  
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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$38,813 - $62,147  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,381
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $27.83  
   
Overtime
$20.83 - $39.24  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,606  
   
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $5,238  
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).
)
$38,813 - $62,147  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 503

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Job Description for Civil Engineer in Training

A civil engineer in training, also called an engineer trainee or civil engineering intern, is someone who may work on, design, build, or repair public works. Civil engineers may be asked to work on bridges, public buildings, waterways, roads, railroads, or any publicly funded structure. Civil engineers in training must have knowledge of engineering, which includes the technology and architectural knowledge necessary to complete and maintain public works projects. Also, they must understand the physics behind the structure while being able to accommodate the budget of the organization that employs them. Civil engineers in training work with civil engineers as their supervisor and interact a variety of officials and workers who may need to communicate about the project or task.

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Civil Engineer in Training Tasks

  • Participates in the design and oversight of construction projects; buildings, bridges and other structures.
  • Analyzes maps, blueprints, photos, charts, and other data to plan projects.
  • Gathers information to prepare and present reports on project topics.
  • Assists in managing and directing staff members at project site.

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What is it like working as a Civil Engineer in Training?

Civil Engineer in Training in Pittsburgh:
Pros: Management is reasonable, office conditions are fair, very flexible with work hours as long as your not taking advantage of it. Low stress level.
Cons: Some managers are hard to deal with.

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Training Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Training Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Microstation
up arrow 4%

Design
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
0%

Autocad Civil 3D
0%

Construction Estimating
0%

National Average
$51,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Land Surveying
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 397 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 10%
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