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Construction Engineer Salary (United States)

A Construction Engineer earns an average salary of $67,151 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Construction Engineer Salary (?
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$47,889 - $111,824
(Median)
48K
67K
82K
110K
MEDIAN: $67,151
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Construction Engineer Salary (?
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$16.42 - $40.85
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,889 - $111,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $12,365  
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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$47,362 - $112,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.42 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $42.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
   
Profit Sharing
$582 - $12,365  
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).
)
$47,362 - $112,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Construction Engineer

Construction engineers handle engineering duties during construction projects for their company. They are responsible for ensuring that all required materials are delivered to the work site, measuring facets of construction to make sure they match construction plans, and communicating engineering concepts and ideas to construction workers and other colleagues. Construction engineers must follow safety protocols and wear safety clothing items such as a hard hat, vest, and steel-toe boots to prevent an accident. One of their main tools include a personal computer to maintain an accurate record of construction materials and also revise construction plans.
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Construction Engineer Tasks
  • Review project progress and compare completed work to blueprints and plans to ensure compliance.
  • Analyze, improve, and report on productivity trends.
  • Manage project construction schedules and work with team to forecast future schedules.
  • Manage subcontractors, monitor their performance, and ensure compliance on all contracted tasks.

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Engineer

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

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
up arrow 25%
Seattle
up arrow 18%
Chicago
up arrow 1%
National Average
$68,000
Washington
up arrow 9%
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Experience Affects Construction Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Construction Engineer Salaries

Project Management
0%
National Average
$68,000
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Construction Site Inspection
up arrow 3%
Construction Estimating
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%