Civil Engineer Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Civil Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $142,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineers is $56,770.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
-1.53% 23.84%
-2.10% -
21.02% -
0.48% -
6.52% -
- -

Compare Civil Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of civil engineers in seven industries in the finance and insurance 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 agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities industry with an annual salary $103,110. The lowest paying industry is the other financial investment activities industry (annual salary $66,800). For detailed civil engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
Insurance Carriers
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
Other Financial Investment Activities

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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