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Civil Engineer Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Civil Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,440
25th Percentile Wage
$64,550
50th Percentile Wage
$86,400
75th Percentile Wage
$109,260
90th Percentile Wage
$131,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $131,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $86,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineers is $52,440.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,400
-3.15% 2.22%
2016
$89,120
2.56% -
2015
$86,840
1.34% -
2014
$85,680
5.49% -
2013
$80,980
-4.32% -
2012
$84,480
- -

Compare Civil Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of civil engineers in three industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 amusement parks and arcades industry with an annual salary $90,090. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $84,290). For detailed civil engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$90,090
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$87,670
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$84,290

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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