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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers among Indiana metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Civil Engineers in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,810
25th Percentile Wage
$62,240
50th Percentile Wage
$77,930
75th Percentile Wage
$96,660
90th Percentile Wage
$120,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,930
4.74% 11.96%
2016
$74,240
5.43% -
2015
$70,210
-1.79% -
2014
$71,470
2.92% -
2013
$69,380
1.11% -
2012
$68,610
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Indiana ranges from $62,840 to $85,750. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $85,750. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $81,560). The lowest paying area is Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$85,750
Indianapolis-Carmel
$81,560
Elkhart-Goshen
$77,710
Bloomington
$76,130
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$75,170
Lafayette
$74,800
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$73,440
Columbus
$72,260
Fort Wayne
$67,430
Michigan City-La Porte
$66,810
Terre Haute
$65,180
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$62,840




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