Civil Engineering Assistant Salary

For Civil Engineering Assistants, yearly average wages total $51K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Civil Engineering Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Civil Engineering Assistants (64 percent) who took the survey are men. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$33,863 - $70,722

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.20 - $29.81

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,863 - $70,722  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,463  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $4,069  
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).
)
$30,792 - $70,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate 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$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.20 - $29.81  
   
Overtime
$13.68 - $51.72  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,463  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $4,069  
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).
)
$30,792 - $70,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Civil Engineering Assistant

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

Common Career Paths for Civil Engineering Assistant


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Civil Engineering Assistants may progress into high-paying roles like Transportation Engineer, where median compensation is $62K annually.

Civil Engineering Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Civil Engineering Assistants only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Engineering Design, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, and AutoCAD can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include AutoCAD, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineering Assistant

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


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $49K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $50K. Civil Engineering Assistants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $49K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $56K on average.

Civil Engineering Assistant Reviews

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.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Civil Engineering Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$50,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineering Assistant Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 13%
ADVERTISEMENT