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Civil Engineering Intern Salary

Pay for Civil Engineering Interns in the United States sits in the ballpark of $14.82 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than half lack any form of coverage — but slightly less than one-half have medical insurance, and over a third have dental, too. The vast majority (81 percent) of Civil Engineering Interns who answered the questionnaire are male. Work is enjoyable for Civil Engineering Interns, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$37,115 - $56,820
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$57K
MEDIAN: $48,825
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90%

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$10.85 - $20.75
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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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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$24,641 - $53,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $20.75  
   
Overtime
$17.66 - $35.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$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).
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$24,641 - $53,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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. The most common next step for a Civil Engineering Intern is to become a Civil Engineer or a Civil Engineer in Training. The former position pays an additional $23K per year on average, and the latter position pays $14K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Civil Engineering Intern


Survey results show that Civil Engineering Interns use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Autocad Civil 3D and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent and 18 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

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Skills That Affect Civil Engineering Intern Salaries

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 23%

Engineering Design
up arrow 18%

National Average
$37,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
35%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 53%
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