Civil Engineer Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Civil Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,930
25th Percentile Wage
$49,960
50th Percentile Wage
$68,960
75th Percentile Wage
$92,070
90th Percentile Wage
$120,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $120,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineers is $36,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,960-1.20%6.26%
201569,790-0.43%-
201470,0900.10%-
201370,0207.68%-
201264,640--

Compare Civil Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of civil engineers in eight industries in the educational services 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 junior colleges (including private, state, and local government schools) industry with an annual salary $75,510. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $65,560). For detailed civil engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$75,510
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$75,260
Educational Services
$68,960
Educational Services - State government owned
$67,840
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$67,420
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$67,330
Educational Services - Privately owned
$65,740
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$65,560

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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