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Civil Engineering Intern Salary

The average Civil Engineering Intern in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $14.93 per hour. There are far more male Civil Engineering Interns survey respondents than women, making up 80 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one-half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by one-half and dental insurance is reported by nearly two in five. For the most part, Civil Engineering Interns enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,115 - $56,820
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$57K
MEDIAN: $48,825
10%
50%
90%

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$10.85 - $21.34
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$37,115 - $56,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
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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$24,809 - $53,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $21.34  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $35.24  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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).
)
$24,809 - $53,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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Job Description for Civil Engineering Intern

  • Produce calculations and make suggestions to improve designs.
  • Review and comment upon designs, materials, and other documentation.
  • Maintain and update records about suppliers, materials, customers, and others.
  • Assist in entering, cleaning, updating, and maintaining data and associated databases.
  • Draft designs according to specifications.

Common Career Paths for Civil Engineering Intern


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Civil Engineering Interns who transition into a Construction Project Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $70K per year. Career advancement for the typical Civil Engineering Intern often leads to becoming a Civil Engineer or a Civil Engineer in Training; median salaries in these positions are $22K higher and $13K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Civil Engineering Intern


Survey results imply that Civil Engineering Interns put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Autocad Civil 3D and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent and 15 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

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Skills That Affect Civil Engineering Intern Salaries

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 21%

Engineering Design
up arrow 15%

National Average
$38,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
34%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 51%
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