Civil Engineering Technicians with Autocad Civil 3D skills take home an average $20.38 per hour. The vast majority (85 percent) of Civil Engineering Technicians with Autocad Civil 3D skills who answered the questionnaire are male. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a little more than half collect dental insurance. Most Civil Engineering Technicians with Autocad Civil 3D skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$27,052 - $67,611
$27K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $49,142
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$15.28 - $28.38
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$28
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$27,052 - $67,611  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,225  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$32,077 - $66,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.28 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$21.17 - $41.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,225  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$32,077 - $66,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineering Technician

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


For Civil Engineering Technicians with Autocad Civil 3D skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $40K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $47K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Civil Engineering Technicians with Autocad Civil 3D skills make a median salary of $51K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $58K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Key Stats for Civil Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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