Civil Engineering Assistant Salary

Pay for Civil Engineering Assistants in the United States sits in the ballpark of $47K annually. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Unfortunately, individuals in this position largely do not enjoy their jobs. There are more male Civil Engineering Assistants than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 67 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$30,410 - $74,961
$30K
$47K
$75K
MEDIAN: $46,928
10%
50%
90%

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$15.26 - $29.06
$18
MEDIAN: $18.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,410 - $74,961  
   
Bonus
$1,011  
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 - $67,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$18.49  
   
Overtime
$4.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,011  
   
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 - $67,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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.

Common Career Paths for Civil Engineering Assistant


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For Civil Engineering Assistants, progressing to a Transportation Engineer role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Transportation Engineer can earn $62K annually.

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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineering Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $48K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $50K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $43K in this role. Civil Engineering Assistants who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $56K.

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
33 %
Male
67 %
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
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲11%

Entry-Level
▲5%

National Average
$45,000

Experienced
▼4%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineering Assistant Salaries

Engineering Design
▲7%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲7%

National Average
$45,000

AutoCAD
▼4%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

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: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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