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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers among Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Civil Engineers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,590
25th Percentile Wage
$57,330
50th Percentile Wage
$73,440
75th Percentile Wage
$98,540
90th Percentile Wage
$124,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,440
3.02% 7.20%
2016
$71,220
-2.43% -
2015
$72,950
6.53% -
2014
$68,190
-0.28% -
2013
$68,380
0.34% -
2012
$68,150
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Alabama ranges from $60,010 to $94,790. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $94,790. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Mobile (mean annual salary $85,770). The lowest paying area is Auburn-Opelika with a median annual salary of $60,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$94,790
Mobile
$85,770
Birmingham-Hoover
$79,300
Dothan
$78,310
Huntsville
$77,140
Anniston-Oxford
$74,950
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$67,710
Montgomery
$66,490
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$65,810
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$64,410
Tuscaloosa
$62,650
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$60,910
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$60,820
Auburn-Opelika
$60,010




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