Civil Engineer in San Diego, California Salary

San Diego Civil Engineers can expect wages of $70K per year on average. The majority of Civil Engineers in San Diego, Calif. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Civil Engineers in San Diego greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,064 - $103,294
$49K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $68,742
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50%
90%

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$28.09 - $38.69
$28
$33
$39
MEDIAN: $32.50
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$0$103K
Salary $49,064 - $103,294
Bonus $970 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $2,949
Total Pay (?
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$52,370 - $94,621
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $28.09 - $38.69
Overtime $29.61 - $55.76
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $970 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $2,949
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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$52,370 - $94,621
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Civil Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 16 salaries. A Civil Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲54%

▲26%

▲9%

National Average
$69,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries


Construction Estimating
▲11%


InRoads
▲3%

Microstation
▲2%

autodesk autocad
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

▼1%


Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼4%


Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼6%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 5%
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