Civil Engineer in Sacramento, California Salary

Sacramento Civil Engineers can expect to earn an average of $73K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Civil Engineers in Sacramento enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (83 percent) of Civil Engineers in Sacramento, Calif. who answered the questionnaire are male. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$53,962 - $116,236
$54K
$70K
$120K
MEDIAN: $70,124
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$18.75 - $82.50
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$82
MEDIAN: $27.85
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$0$123K
Salary $53,962 - $116,236
Bonus $1,100 - $17,500
Profit Sharing $1,192
Total Pay (?
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$51,945 - $123,503
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69
Hourly Data $0$82
Hourly Rate $18.75 - $82.50
Overtime $37.50
Annual Data $0$123K
Bonus $1,100 - $17,500
Profit Sharing $1,192
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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$51,945 - $123,503
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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.

About Sacramento, California

Sacramento County, California
490,715
Male:
237,724 (48.4%)
Female:
252,991 (51.6%)
Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ/; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California, and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City". Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John...
Sacramento:
$52,151
California:
$64,500
$1,085
Sacramento:
$287,300
California:
$449,100
5.1%

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 $62,000 based on 46 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 $85,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 13 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 $138,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲93%

Experienced
▲35%

▲19%

National Average
$71,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
▲25%

Construction Estimating
▲16%


autodesk autocad
▲11%


Microstation
▲3%


Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼0%

Autocad Civil 3D
▼0%

National Average
$71,000

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼7%


AutoCAD
▼14%

AutoDesk
▼14%

Matlab
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 9%