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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers among Connecticut 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 Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,040
25th Percentile Wage
$70,470
50th Percentile Wage
$89,530
75th Percentile Wage
$108,570
90th Percentile Wage
$130,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,040.

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
$89,530
1.75% 10.52%
2016
$87,960
0.32% -
2015
$87,680
3.90% -
2014
$84,260
1.45% -
2013
$83,040
3.53% -
2012
$80,110
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Connecticut ranges from $72,200 to $91,200. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Connecticut is New Haven with a median annual salary of $91,200. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford (mean annual salary $89,650). The lowest paying area is Waterbury with a median annual salary of $72,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Haven
$91,200
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$89,650
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$88,310
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$86,390
Danbury
$77,370
Waterbury
$72,200




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