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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Florida

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,440
25th Percentile Wage
$61,930
50th Percentile Wage
$80,800
75th Percentile Wage
$104,920
90th Percentile Wage
$137,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $137,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,440.

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
$80,800
1.67% 2.75%
2016
$79,450
1.07% -
2015
$78,600
-1.50% -
2014
$79,780
0.54% -
2013
$79,350
0.97% -
2012
$78,580
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Florida ranges from $60,120 to $93,820. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Florida is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $93,820. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach (mean annual salary $87,190). The lowest paying area is Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jacksonville
$93,820
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$87,190
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$86,540
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$86,230
Ocala
$85,030
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$84,190
Naples-Marco Island
$84,090
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$82,910
Gainesville
$81,440
Port St Lucie
$81,360
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$81,170
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$80,750
Tallahassee
$79,040
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$78,950
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$78,740
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$78,480
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$78,050
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$76,830
Punta Gorda
$75,050
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$74,780
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$74,750
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$72,970
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$72,660
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$71,490
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$60,120




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