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Construction Engineer Salary (United States)

A Construction Engineer earns an average salary of $64,955 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Construction Engineer Salary (?
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$47,536 - $103,620
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $64,954
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Construction Engineer Salary (?
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$15.98 - $40.64
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,536 - $103,620  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
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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$47,142 - $105,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.98 - $40.64  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $43.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
   
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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$47,142 - $105,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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 20%
Seattle
up arrow 7%
Chicago
up arrow 1%
National Average
$67,000
Washington
up arrow 6%
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Experience Affects Construction Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$67,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Construction Engineer Salaries

Project Management
0%
Engineering Design
0%
National Average
$67,000
Construction Estimating
up arrow 14%
Construction Site Inspection
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%