Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineer Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers come in at around $55K per year on average. The range in cash compensation to Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers ($42K to $68K) includes potential earnings of $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,443 - $65,892
$44K
$55K
$66K
MEDIAN: $55,172
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$15.78 - $30.38
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$0$68K
Salary $44,443 - $65,892
Bonus $241.44 - $6,128
Profit Sharing $9.00 - $7,500
Total Pay (?
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$43,916 - $68,306
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 180
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.78 - $30.38
Overtime $26.32 - $40.03
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $241.44 - $6,128
Profit Sharing $9.00 - $7,500
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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$43,916 - $68,306
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,491

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

For Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 14 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Graduate Civil Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+12 percent), Dallas (+8 percent), Austin (+7 percent), and San Francisco (+5 percent). With compensation 3 percent below the national average, Minneapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Graduate Civil Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Graduate Civil Engineer in Amarillo:
"Gain as much field experience as you can."

Key Stats for Graduate Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
5%
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Skills That Affect Graduate Civil Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲9%

Project Management
▲4%

Design
▲3%

Engineering Design
▲2%

autodesk autocad
▲1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼0%

National Average
$55,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼3%

AutoCAD
▼4%

Microstation
▼4%

Autocad Civil 3D
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 7%
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