Civil Engineer Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of civil engineers in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare civil engineer salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Civil Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,590
25th Percentile Wage
$63,800
50th Percentile Wage
$82,350
75th Percentile Wage
$105,760
90th Percentile Wage
$128,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) civil engineers is $128,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineers is $56,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,350
7.72% 18.59%
2016
$75,990
14.95% -
2013
$64,630
-3.73% -
2012
$67,040
- -

Compare Civil Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of civil engineers in four industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for civil engineer occupations is the electronics and appliance stores industry with an annual salary $96,410. The lowest paying industry is the building material and supplies dealers industry (annual salary $61,170). For detailed civil engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$96,410
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$96,410
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$61,170
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$61,170

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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