Construction Engineer Salary (United States)

A Construction Engineer earns an average salary of $64,414 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Construction Engineer Total Pay (?
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$47,101 - $99,181
(Median)
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64K
80K
99K
MEDIAN: $64,414
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Construction Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.86 - $40.54
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,101 - $99,181  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$1,050 - $10,000  
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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$46,400 - $102,624  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.86 - $40.54  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $43.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,050 - $10,000  
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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$46,400 - $102,624  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Job Description for Construction Engineer
  • 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 30%
Seattle
up arrow 9%
Chicago
up arrow 2%
National Average
$66,000
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
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Experience Affects Construction Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%
Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$66,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Construction Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
National Average
$66,000
Construction Site Inspection
up arrow 10%
Construction Estimating
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%
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