Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers can expect wages of $55K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers bottoms out near $42K and approaches $67K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $6K from bonuses and almost $5K from profit sharing. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,435 - $65,283
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$55K
$65K
MEDIAN: $55,132
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$16.00 - $29.99
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$0$67K
Salary $43,435 - $65,283
Bonus $-0.49 - $5,817
Profit Sharing $6.30 - $5,017
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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$42,419 - $67,311
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 177
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $16.00 - $29.99
Overtime $26.45 - $40.15
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $-0.49 - $5,817
Profit Sharing $6.30 - $5,017
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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$42,419 - $67,311
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,192

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 14 percent, Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+12 percent), Dallas (+8 percent), Austin (+7 percent), and San Francisco (+5 percent). With compensation 2 percent below the national average, Minneapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Graduate Civil Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Graduate Civil Engineer in Amarillo:
"Gain as much field experience as you can."

Key Stats for Graduate Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
4%
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Skills That Affect Graduate Civil Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲10%

Project Management
▲5%

Design
▲4%

Engineering Design
▲3%

autodesk autocad
▲2%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲1%

National Average
$55,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

AutoCAD
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Microstation
▼3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼3%

Autocad Civil 3D
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 8%
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