Civil Engineering Intern Salary

Pay for Civil Engineering Interns in the United States sits in the ballpark of $14.91 per hour. Men account for the majority of Civil Engineering Interns who responded to the questionnaire — 80 percent to be exact. Approximately one in four enjoy medical while approximately one-sixth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around a seventh. Most Civil Engineering Interns report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$29,900 - $59,015
$30K
$50K
$59K
MEDIAN: $50,398
10%
50%
90%

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$11.77 - $20.02
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.86
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$0$59K
Salary $29,900 - $59,015
Bonus $0.00 - $7,500
Profit Sharing $2,050
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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$24,896 - $52,481
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $11.77 - $20.02
Overtime $17.45 - $26.99
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,500
Profit Sharing $2,050
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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$24,896 - $52,481
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

Job Description for Civil Engineering Intern

A civil engineering intern is normally a university student working in an engineering firm to gain practical experience. Civil engineering as a specialty typically involves the creation of structures, buildings, and public works projects such as bridges, roadways and thoroughfares. An intern in this field normally assists engineers with these projects, gaining practical experience and knowledge that can help with their education and prepare them to enter the job market. Many engineering firms use internships as trial periods and seek to hire former interns when those students earn degrees and necessary certifications.

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Civil Engineering Intern Tasks

  • Produce calculations and make suggestions to improve designs.
  • Review and comment upon designs, materials, and other documentation.
  • Maintain and update records about suppliers, materials, customers, and others.
  • Assist in entering, cleaning, updating, and maintaining data and associated databases.
  • Draft designs according to specifications.

Common Career Paths for Civil Engineering Intern


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As Civil Engineering Interns transition into upper-level roles such as Construction Project Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Construction Project Managers earn $70K on average per year. The most common next step for a Civil Engineering Intern is to become a Civil Engineer or a Civil Engineer in Training. The former position pays an additional $28K per year on average, and the latter position pays $19K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Civil Engineering Intern


Survey results suggest that Civil Engineering Interns put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Engineering Design, Autocad Civil 3D, and Microstation are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 52 percent, 42 percent, and 25 percent, respectively. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

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Key Stats for Civil Engineering Intern

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
37%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
1%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineering Intern Salaries

Engineering Design
▲54%

Autocad Civil 3D
▲43%

Microstation
▲27%

AutoCAD
▲24%

autodesk autocad
▲20%

Microsoft Word
▲14%

Microsoft Excel
▲11%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▲9%

National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
37%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 73%