Civil Engineers Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Civil Engineers in the United States is around $97380 per year.

How much do Civil Engineers make in the United States?

In the United States, Civil Engineers earn an average hourly wage of $46.82 and a mean annual wage of $97380.

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Civil Engineers earnings by experience

For Civil Engineers positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $29.35 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $35.74 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $43.24, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $56.51. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $66.68 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Civil Engineers roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $61040 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $74330 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $89940. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $117540, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $138690 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Civil Engineers

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Earnings for Junior-level Civil Engineers

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Earnings for Mid-level Civil Engineers

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Earnings for Senior-level Civil Engineers

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Earnings for Top-level Civil Engineers

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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Last updated: May 2023)