Civil Engineering Assistant Salary

The average Civil Engineering Assistant in the United States earns approximately $47K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Civil Engineering Assistants who answered the questionnnaire. The majority of people in this position find little satisfaction in their work. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,410 - $74,961
$30K
$47K
$75K
MEDIAN: $46,928
10%
50%
90%

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$15.26 - $32.03
$22
MEDIAN: $22.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,410 - $74,961  
   
Bonus
$1,024  
Profit Sharing
$2,525  
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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$29,946 - $78,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$22.00  
   
Overtime
$4.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,024  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,525  
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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$29,946 - $78,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Civil Engineering Assistant

Civil engineering assistants work with land surveys, public works systems, and land development, and assist in developing plans for a wide range of projects. These assistants work with professional and licensed engineers to help implement new systems within the community or for private industry, and they're also tasked with preparing cost estimations, assisting in field investigations, and preparing and finalizing project plans.

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Civil Engineering Assistant Tasks

  • Document project work performed and current budget and schedule progress.
  • Coordinate across staff, clients, contractors and engineers.
  • Write reports and communicate project status, certification status, and other information.
  • Analyze data and provide structural recommendations.

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Civil Engineering Assistants' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Transportation Engineer. The average Transportation Engineer brings home $62K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineering Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineering Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineering Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineering Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineering Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 6 salaries. A Civil Engineering Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 12 salaries.

Civil Engineering Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Civil Engineering Assistant?

Civil Engineering Assistant in Pretoria:
"It is very good and challenging."
Pros: I like helping and getting the project done. Meeting the client need at the right time complying with the regulations.
Cons: When we are faced with a tragedy of rainy weathers and have to delay the project.

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Key Stats for Civil Engineering Assistant

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
21%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineering Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Entry-Level
▲2%

National Average
$47,000

Experienced
▼7%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineering Assistant Salaries

Engineering Design
▲4%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲3%

National Average
$47,000

AutoCAD
▼7%

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 14%
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