Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineer Salary

The average Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $52K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers, overall income ranges from $41K near the bottom to $66K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,034 - $64,832

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$15.07 - $29.60

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$42,034 - $64,832  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$289.06 - $3,628  
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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$40,960 - $65,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 332
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.07 - $29.60  
   
Overtime
$19.73 - $38.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$289.06 - $3,628  
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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$40,960 - $65,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 17 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+17 percent) and Houston (+13 percent).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineer Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
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National Average
$52,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%

Microstation
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
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Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 9%
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