CIVIL ENGINEER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Civil Engineer GROSS SALARY
US$ 83,557
Average net salary for Civil Engineer NET SALARY
US$ 61,010
The most typical salary for Civil Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 64,382
  Updated: 17 Jun 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 64

Civil Engineer Earnings in United States

Average salary for Civil Engineer in United States is US$ 83,557.

Average take home earning is US$ 61,010 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 64,382 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
8 % US$ 150,000
14 % US$ 122,666
25 % US$ 103,000
61 % US$ 73,444
92 % US$ 53,296
95 % US$ 43,000
98 % US$ 35,000
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Miami US$ 88,333 03
New York City US$ 86,333 03
Boston US$ 135,000 02
Seattle US$ 95,000 02
Omaha US$ 91,500 02
Long Beach US$ 78,650 02
Tampa US$ 76,000 02
Pittsburgh US$ 75,000 02

Salary entries from individual employees for Civil Engineer in United States

Below is the list of 64 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(8/8)  SENIOR ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Run my own company 4 employees."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(7/8)  GROUP MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Manage civil engineering group. Responsible for project and staff management, client coordination, strategic planning and business development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 105,000

(6/8)  PROJECT CONTROLS SPECIALIST


 Posted: 20 May 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Construction Estimation, Scheduling and Project Controls."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(5/8)  SENIOR ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Civil engineer management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(4/8)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage highway design projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000

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(3/8)  PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Inspection of construction projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(2/8)  PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MGR


 Posted: 10 Feb 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Develop new products, file patents and redesign products to save money."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 165,000

(1/8)  STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Structural Design Engineer for small consultancy firm in Manhattan."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   CIVIL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
205K US$ 200,000
01
165K US$ 165,000
01
155K US$ 150,000
03
145K US$ 145,000
01
125K US$ 122,666
03
115K US$ 115,000
02
105K US$ 103,000
05
95K US$ 93,162
08
85K US$ 84,085
06
75K US$ 73,444
09
65K US$ 64,382
11
55K US$ 53,296
09
45K US$ 43,000
02
35K US$ 35,000
02
25K US$ 20,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   CIVIL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 88,138 39
Women US$ 69,927 10
N/A US$ 80,733 15

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   CIVIL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 98,871 21
Bachelors Degree US$ 77,420 39
Some College US$ 63,000 04

Civil Engineer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses US$ 98,871. While Civil Engineer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 63,000. This is 56.94% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   CIVIL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 126,230 13
16-20 Years US$ 88,600 05
12-16 Years US$ 89,412 08
8-12 Years US$ 83,800 09
4-8 Years US$ 63,704 12
2-4 Years US$ 64,394 12
1-2 Years US$ 60,000 01
0-1 Year US$ 49,250 04

Civil Engineer workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 126,230 compared to US$ 49,250 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 156.30%.


  SALARY BY AGE   CIVIL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 125,000 02
57-62 US$ 105,000 01
51-56 US$ 99,714 07
45-50 US$ 124,666 06
39-44 US$ 93,418 06
33-38 US$ 78,627 07
27-32 US$ 73,252 11
22-26 US$ 49,875 08
16-21 US$ 20,000 01
N/A US$ 80,733 15
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   CIVIL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 84,265 59
Contract US$ 50,500 02
Self Employed US$ 127,500 02
Part Time US$ 20,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   CIVIL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Boston Civil Engineer in Boston US$ 135,000 02
2. Seattle Civil Engineer in Seattle US$ 95,000 02
3. Omaha Civil Engineer in Omaha US$ 91,500 02
4. Miami Civil Engineer in Miami US$ 88,333 03
5. New York City Civil Engineer in New York City US$ 86,333 03
6. Long Beach Civil Engineer in Long Beach US$ 78,650 02
7. Tampa Civil Engineer in Tampa US$ 76,000 02
8. Pittsburgh Civil Engineer in Pittsburgh US$ 75,000 02
9. Las Vegas Civil Engineer in Las Vegas US$ 72,500 02
10. Nashville Civil Engineer in Nashville US$ 68,600 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    CIVIL ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Civil Engineer in Australia US$ 98,263 AU$ 103,558 34
2. United States United States US$ 83,557 US$ 83,557 64
3. Canada Canada Civil Engineer in Canada US$ 75,579 CA$ 78,400 29
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Civil Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 66,416 GBP 45,528 25
5. India India Civil Engineer in India US$ 15,889 INR 928,181 22

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