The average pay for a Civil Engineer is $57,500 per year.

$24,417 - $70,750
$52K
MEDIAN: $52,471
50%

Job Description for Civil Engineer

Most of the time, civil engineers design, plan, and/or manage construction projects. Their job ranges from small-scale projects, such as building or bridge repairs, to very large-scale, such as building large stadiums. Civil engineers may work in many sectors, such as structural, environmental, and transportation.

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Civil Engineer Tasks

  • Researches and analyzes maps, blueprints, photos, charts, and other data to plan projects.
  • Gathers information to prepare and present reports on project topics.
  • Manages and directs staff at project site.
  • Performs engineering duties; plan, design and oversee the construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, and other structures.

Civil Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$126K

$65,911

CH2M Hill
60 profiles
$74,197

HDR, Inc.
59 profiles
$67,216

$72,694

$62,169

$71,770

Black and Veatch
36 profiles
$73,146

$61,812

HNTB Corporation
35 profiles
$79,428

$67,629

Civil Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,850

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

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

1-4 years
13%
10-19 years
63%
20 years or more
25%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
10-19 years
63%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 60%