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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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,990
25th Percentile Wage
$61,160
50th Percentile Wage
$79,450
75th Percentile Wage
$102,610
90th Percentile Wage
$132,580

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 $132,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,990.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.51
25th Percentile Wage
$29.40
50th Percentile Wage
$38.20
75th Percentile Wage
$49.33
90th Percentile Wage
$63.74

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.74. The median hourly salary is $38.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.51.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,4501.07%1.10%
201578,600-1.50%-
201479,7800.54%-
201379,3500.97%-
201278,580--

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 $59,550 to $89,150. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Florida is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $89,150. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Jacksonville (mean annual salary $88,340). The lowest paying area is Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$89,150
Jacksonville
$88,340
Ocala
$85,370
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$85,000
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$84,190
Naples-Marco Island
$84,090
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$83,280
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$82,610
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$82,520
Punta Gorda
$82,500
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$79,020
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$78,110
Port St Lucie
$78,000
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$77,250
Tallahassee
$76,760
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$76,600
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$73,560
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$72,790
Gainesville
$72,690
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$71,890
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$70,090
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$69,260
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$67,240
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$60,480
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$59,550


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