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Civil Engineer Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of civil engineers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare civil engineer salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Civil Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,830
25th Percentile Wage
$71,770
50th Percentile Wage
$89,590
75th Percentile Wage
$100,390
90th Percentile Wage
$129,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $129,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $89,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineers is $52,830.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201689,590-0.01%33.43%
201589,600-4.85%-
201493,9507.21%-
201387,18031.59%-
201259,640--

Compare Civil Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of civil engineers in four industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 business, professional, labor, political, and similar organizations industry with an annual salary $92,680. The lowest paying industry is the religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations industry (annual salary $89,130). For detailed civil engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$92,680
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$90,700
Repair and Maintenance
$89,750
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$89,130

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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