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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Civil Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$91,496 / yrTotal Pay
$72,338 / yrBase Pay
$19,158 / yrAdditional Pay

$91,496

 / yr
$12K$800K
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The estimated total pay for a Civil Engineer is $91,496 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $72,338 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $19,158 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$91,496 /yr
Civil Engineer
$101,735 /yr
Senior Civil Engineer
$110,291 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Civil Engineer?

Some related job titles are Civil Design Engineer Salaries with median pay of $89,352, Project Manager/Civil Engineer Salaries with median pay of $101,309, Civil/Structural Engineer Salaries with median pay of $103,199, Entry Level Civil Engineer Salaries with median pay of $78,475.

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AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Civil Engineer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $25K - $170K

$25K

$170K

$24,646 - $170,171 Range

US Army Corps of Engineers
4.2

$82,275

 /yr
Range: $47K - $147K

$47K

$147K

$47,000 - $147,003 Range

Kimley-Horn
4.0

Kimley-Horn

Civil Engineer

$87,934

 /yr
Range: $64K - $180K

$64K

$180K

$64,179 - $180,186 Range

Stantec
3.9

Stantec

Civil Engineer

$82,353

 /yr
Range: $60K - $125K

$60K

$125K

$60,287 - $125,000 Range

Core Tech
3.8

Core Tech

Civil Engineer

$56,467

 /yr
Range: $45K - $74K

$45K

$74K

$45,099 - $73,944 Range

Black & Veatch
4.0

Black & Veatch

Civil Engineer

$87,060

 /yr
Range: $66K - $128K

$66K

$128K

$66,193 - $128,451 Range

Aerotek
3.6

Aerotek

Civil Engineer

$121,610

 /yr
Range: $58K - $148K

$58K

$148K

$58,306 - $147,709 Range

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Greeley and Hansen
4.4

Greeley and Hansen

Civil Engineer - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $35 - $73

$35

$73

$35 - $73 Range

US Forest Service
3.8

US Forest Service

Civil Engineer

$79,435

 /yr
Range: $52K - $117K

$52K

$117K

$51,504 - $116,520 Range

Bechtel
4.0

Bechtel

Civil Engineer

$104,786

 /yr
Range: $67K - $133K

$67K

$133K

$66,553 - $133,300 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Civil Engineer

$82,406

 /yr
Range: $60K - $156K

$60K

$156K

$60,000 - $156,487 Range

HDR
4.0

HDR

Civil Engineer

$84,111

 /yr
Range: $65K - $106K

$65K

$106K

$65,214 - $105,959 Range

KPFF
4.0

KPFF

Civil Engineer

$74,000

 /yr
Range: $62K - $98K

$62K

$98K

$61,615 - $98,380 Range

Dewberry
4.0

Dewberry

Civil Engineer

$81,073

 /yr
Range: $68K - $114K

$68K

$114K

$68,168 - $113,816 Range

Tetra Tech
3.7

Tetra Tech

Civil Engineer

$75,177

 /yr
Range: $55K - $100K

$55K

$100K

$55,306 - $99,976 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Civil Engineer

$91,411

 /yr
Range: $44K - $144K

$44K

$144K

$43,761 - $143,961 Range

URS Corporation
3.1

URS Corporation

Civil Engineer

$82,304

 /yr
Range: $60K - $126K

$60K

$126K

$59,543 - $126,012 Range

WSP
3.7

WSP

Civil Engineer

$79,192

 /yr
Range: $60K - $165K

$60K

$165K

$60,065 - $164,931 Range

Twin Peaks
3.2

Twin Peaks

Civil Engineer

$75,932

 /yr
Range: $75K - $77K

$75K

$77K

$75,172 - $76,944 Range

Michael Baker International
3.8

$90,244

 /yr
Range: $63K - $137K

$63K

$137K

$62,751 - $136,500 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Civil Designer in United States of America

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$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Civil Designer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Civil Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$35,000/yr

8 days ago by a Civil Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Utility Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Civil Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$64,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Civil Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$41

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Civil Designer with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Civil Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Civil Engineer is $77,632 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Civil Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6772 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Civil Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Civil Engineer in United States is $110,632 per year.

The lowest salary for a Civil Engineer in United States is $54,475 per year.

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