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Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineer Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers sits in the ballpark of $51K per year. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers runs from $38K to $65K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K and profit sharing that can reach almost $2K. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers are male. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,174 - $64,043
(Median)
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51K
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64K
MEDIAN: $51,303
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$14.34 - $28.76
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$40,174 - $64,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,927  
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $2,059  
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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$38,487 - $64,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 391
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $28.76  
   
Overtime
$20.77 - $39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,927  
   
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $2,059  
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).
)
$38,487 - $64,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Pay Difference by Location


Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers, 15 percent higher than the national average.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microstation
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

National Average
$51,000

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Design
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 12%