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Civil Engineer Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Civil Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,820
25th Percentile Wage
$74,360
50th Percentile Wage
$93,520
75th Percentile Wage
$118,070
90th Percentile Wage
$142,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $142,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $93,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineers is $62,820.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$93,520
2.30% 9.27%
2016
$91,370
0.08% -
2015
$91,300
4.72% -
2014
$86,990
0.82% -
2013
$86,280
1.66% -
2012
$84,850
- -

Compare Civil Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of civil engineers in 15 industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $113,000. The lowest paying industry is the urban transit systems industry (annual salary $82,310). For detailed civil engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
$113,000
Warehousing and Storage
$104,110
Warehousing and Storage
$104,110
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$103,530
Pipeline Transportation
$101,920
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$101,180
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$95,510
Air Transportation
$91,820
Scheduled Air Transportation
$91,820
Support Activities for Transportation
$90,610
Rail Transportation
$88,150
Rail Transportation
$88,150
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$85,200
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$82,310
Urban Transit Systems
$82,310

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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