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Civil Engineer Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Civil Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,810
25th Percentile Wage
$48,300
50th Percentile Wage
$69,470
75th Percentile Wage
$98,500
90th Percentile Wage
$121,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $121,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineers is $43,810.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,470
-24.95% 0.39%
2016
$86,800
3.70% -
2015
$83,590
3.21% -
2014
$80,910
12.11% -
2013
$71,110
2.69% -
2012
$69,200
- -

Compare Civil Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of civil engineers in seven industries in the health care and social assistance 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 hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $94,360. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $47,040). For detailed civil engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - Privately owned
$94,360
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$94,360
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$86,120
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$84,730
Hospitals - State government owned
$75,410
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$71,140
Social Assistance
$47,040

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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