Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers take home an average $55K per year. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers range from $43K on the low end to $69K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $6K and $8K, respectively. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,282 - $65,337
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$55K
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MEDIAN: $55,070
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$17.45 - $30.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$43,282 - $65,337  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,027  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $7,500  
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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$42,839 - $68,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.45 - $30.56  
   
Overtime
$20.66 - $39.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $7,500  
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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$42,839 - $68,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,379

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers that is 11 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+9 percent) and Dallas (+8 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Minneapolis, 7 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Graduate Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
061
Less than 1 year
34%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
5%
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Skills That Affect Graduate Civil Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Design
up arrow 4%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
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Project Management
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National Average
$55,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

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

AutoCAD
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Autocad Civil 3D
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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