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What is the average salary for Civil Engineers in the United States?

Civil Engineers earn an average hourly wage of $41.89. Hourly wages typically start from $25.27 and go up to $61.59. Civil Engineers earn an average salary of $87,130 per year. Salaries typically start from $52,570 and go up to $128,110.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Civil Engineers in the United States earn:

$61.59 an hour $128,110 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Civil Engineers in the United States earn:

$50.09 an hour $104,190 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Civil Engineers in the United States earn:

$39.45 an hour $82,050 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Civil Engineers in the United States earn:

$31.13 an hour $64,740 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Civil Engineers in the United States earn:

$25.27 an hour $52,570 per year

Historical salary for Civil Engineers in the United States

Civil Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Civil Engineer Salary in Alaska $51.73 $107,600 # 1
Civil Engineer Salary in Texas $48.23 $100,330 # 2
Civil Engineer Salary in California $47.87 $99,580 # 3
Civil Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $47.82 $99,460 # 4
Civil Engineer Salary in Rhode Island $46.02 $95,720 # 5
Civil Engineer Salary in New Jersey $45.37 $94,370 # 6
Civil Engineer Salary in New York $43.92 $91,350 # 7
Civil Engineer Salary in Louisiana $43.84 $91,180 # 8
Civil Engineer Salary in Illinois $43.29 $90,050 # 9
Civil Engineer Salary in Tennessee $43.20 $89,850 # 10
Civil Engineer Salary in Georgia $42.49 $88,370 # 11
Civil Engineer Salary in Maryland $41.70 $86,730 # 12
Civil Engineer Salary in Delaware $41.69 $86,720 # 13
Civil Engineer Salary in Connecticut $41.50 $86,330 # 14
Civil Engineer Salary in Washington $41.50 $86,310 # 15
Civil Engineer Salary in Nevada $41.33 $85,970 # 16
Civil Engineer Salary in Virginia $41.18 $85,650 # 17
Civil Engineer Salary in Colorado $41.10 $85,490 # 18
Civil Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $40.91 $85,100 # 19
Civil Engineer Salary in Florida $40.83 $84,920 # 20
Civil Engineer Salary in New Mexico $40.44 $84,120 # 21
Civil Engineer Salary in Minnesota $39.93 $83,050 # 22
Civil Engineer Salary in Arizona $39.69 $82,550 # 23
Civil Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $39.64 $82,460 # 24
Civil Engineer Salary in Oregon $38.19 $79,440 # 25
Civil Engineer Salary in South Carolina $38.18 $79,420 # 26
Civil Engineer Salary in Utah $37.89 $78,820 # 27
Civil Engineer Salary in Nebraska $37.69 $78,400 # 28
Civil Engineer Salary in Mississippi $37.63 $78,260 # 29
Civil Engineer Salary in North Carolina $37.60 $78,210 # 30
Civil Engineer Salary in Oklahoma $37.56 $78,130 # 31
Civil Engineer Salary in Hawaii $37.56 $78,120 # 32
Civil Engineer Salary in Iowa $37.20 $77,370 # 33
Civil Engineer Salary in Ohio $36.51 $75,930 # 34
Civil Engineer Salary in Maine $36.49 $75,900 # 35
Civil Engineer Salary in Kentucky $36.45 $75,810 # 36
Civil Engineer Salary in Indiana $36.32 $75,540 # 37
Civil Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $36.24 $75,380 # 38
Civil Engineer Salary in Arkansas $36.14 $75,170 # 39
Civil Engineer Salary in Kansas $36.08 $75,040 # 40
Civil Engineer Salary in Idaho $36.07 $75,030 # 41
Civil Engineer Salary in North Dakota $35.99 $74,850 # 42
Civil Engineer Salary in Alabama $35.08 $72,970 # 43
Civil Engineer Salary in Missouri $34.96 $72,710 # 44
Civil Engineer Salary in Vermont $34.93 $72,660 # 45
Civil Engineer Salary in Wyoming $34.60 $71,970 # 46
Civil Engineer Salary in New Hampshire $34.17 $71,080 # 47
Civil Engineer Salary in Michigan $33.94 $70,590 # 48
Civil Engineer Salary in West Virginia $33.74 $70,170 # 49
Civil Engineer Salary in Montana $33.15 $68,960 # 50
Civil Engineer Salary in South Dakota $32.98 $68,600 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics