Civil Engineering Assistant Salary

Civil Engineering Assistants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $48K annually. A strong majority enjoy medical while close to one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of people in this position find little satisfaction in their work. Male Civil Engineering Assistants far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,913 - $77,566
$31K
$49K
$78K
MEDIAN: $49,062
10%
50%
90%

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$18.31 - $32.03
$28
MEDIAN: $27.78
50%

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$0$86K
Salary $30,913 - $77,566
Bonus $1,200
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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$31,627 - $86,994
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $27.78
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $1,200
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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$31,627 - $86,994
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Civil Engineering Assistant

Civil engineering assistants work with land surveys, public works systems, and land development, and assist in developing plans for a wide range of projects. These assistants work with professional and licensed engineers to help implement new systems within the community or for private industry, and they're also tasked with preparing cost estimations, assisting in field investigations, and preparing and finalizing project plans.

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Civil Engineering Assistant Tasks

  • Document project work performed and current budget and schedule progress.
  • Coordinate across staff, clients, contractors and engineers.
  • Write reports and communicate project status, certification status, and other information.
  • Analyze data and provide structural recommendations.

Common Career Paths for Civil Engineering Assistant


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As Civil Engineering Assistants transition into upper-level roles such as Transportation Engineer, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Transportation Engineers earn $62K on average per year.

Civil Engineering Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineering Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineering Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineering Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineering Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineering Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 6 salaries. A Civil Engineering Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 12 salaries.

Civil Engineering Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Civil Engineering Assistant?

Civil Engineering Assistant in Pretoria:
"It is very good and challenging."
Pros: I like helping and getting the project done. Meeting the client need at the right time complying with the regulations.
Cons: When we are faced with a tragedy of rainy weathers and have to delay the project.

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Key Stats for Civil Engineering Assistant

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
67%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Civil Engineering Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Experienced
▼15%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineering Assistant Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Engineering Design
▼5%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼5%

AutoCAD
▼15%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
67%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: