Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Civil Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$115,478 / yrTotal Pay
$69,752 / yrBase Pay
$45,726 / yrAdditional Pay

$115,478

 / yr
$55K$623K
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The estimated total pay for a Civil Engineer is $115,478 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $69,752 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 $45,726 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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For Civil Engineer

$115,478 /yr
Civil Engineer
$118,051 /yr
Senior Civil Engineer
$105,413 /yr
Civil Engineer IV
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Related Job Titles

For Civil Engineer

Some related job titles are Civil Design Engineer Salaries with median pay of $109,886, Project Manager/Civil Engineer Salaries with median pay of $103,570, Civil/Structural Engineer Salaries with median pay of $114,583, Entry Level Civil Engineer Salaries with median pay of $93,942.

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AECOM
3.8

AECOM

Civil Engineer

$80,763

 /yr
Range: $21K - $183K

$21K

$183K

$20,522 - $182,769 Range

US Army Corps of Engineers
4.2

$83,271

 /yr
Range: $48K - $157K

$48K

$157K

$47,526 - $157,000 Range

Kimley-Horn
4.0

Kimley-Horn

Civil Engineer

$89,958

 /yr
Range: $65K - $183K

$65K

$183K

$65,168 - $182,965 Range

Stantec
3.9

Stantec

Civil Engineer

$83,759

 /yr
Range: $61K - $126K

$61K

$126K

$61,217 - $126,400 Range

Core Tech
3.7

Core Tech

Civil Engineer

$57,337

 /yr
Range: $46K - $75K

$46K

$75K

$45,794 - $75,085 Range

Black & Veatch
4.1

Black & Veatch

Civil Engineer

$88,403

 /yr
Range: $67K - $130K

$67K

$130K

$67,214 - $130,432 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Civil Engineer

$123,485

 /yr
Range: $59K - $150K

$59K

$150K

$59,205 - $149,987 Range

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Greeley and Hansen
4.5

Greeley and Hansen

Civil Engineer - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $34 - $74

$34

$74

$34 - $74 Range

US Forest Service
3.7

US Forest Service

Civil Engineer

$80,660

 /yr
Range: $52K - $118K

$52K

$118K

$52,298 - $118,317 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Civil Engineer

$83,677

 /yr
Range: $60K - $159K

$60K

$159K

$60,335 - $158,900 Range

Bechtel
4.0

Bechtel

Civil Engineer

$102,331

 /yr
Range: $68K - $135K

$68K

$135K

$67,580 - $135,356 Range

KPFF
3.9

KPFF

Civil Engineer

$74,729

 /yr
Range: $63K - $101K

$63K

$101K

$62,566 - $101,120 Range

HDR
4.0

HDR

Civil Engineer

$85,384

 /yr
Range: $66K - $115K

$66K

$115K

$66,219 - $115,000 Range

Dewberry
3.9

Dewberry

Civil Engineer

$82,687

 /yr
Range: $69K - $116K

$69K

$116K

$69,219 - $115,572 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Civil Engineer

$93,030

 /yr
Range: $44K - $146K

$44K

$146K

$44,436 - $146,181 Range

Tetra Tech
3.8

Tetra Tech

Civil Engineer

$76,336

 /yr
Range: $56K - $102K

$56K

$102K

$56,159 - $101,517 Range

URS Corporation
3.1

URS Corporation

Civil Engineer

$79,973

 /yr
Range: $60K - $94K

$60K

$94K

$60,462 - $94,109 Range

WSP
3.7

WSP

Civil Engineer

$80,413

 /yr
Range: $61K - $167K

$61K

$167K

$60,992 - $167,475 Range

Michael Baker International
3.9

$92,297

 /yr
Range: $64K - $137K

$64K

$137K

$63,718 - $136,500 Range

Twin Peaks
3.3

Twin Peaks

Civil Engineer

$77,387

 /yr
Range: $76K - $78K

$76K

$78K

$76,332 - $78,131 Range

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$95,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$63,200

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$8

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

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$82,009

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Civil Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Gas Surveyor with less than one year of experience

$76,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,400/yr
Stock Bonus$4,000/yr

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

$27

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Surveyor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Civil Engineer with 1 to 3 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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