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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 amongst Indiana 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$106,380
75th Percentile Wage
$88,060
50th Percentile Wage
$71,470
25th Percentile Wage
$56,970
10th Percentile Wage
$49,230

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 $106,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$51.14
75th Percentile Wage
$42.34
50th Percentile Wage
$34.36
25th Percentile Wage
$27.39
10th Percentile Wage
$23.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.14. The median hourly salary is $34.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.67.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $71,470 3.01%
2013 $69,380 1.12%
2012 $68,610 0.40%
2011 $68,340 2.81%
2010 $66,470 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for civil engineers in state of Indiana from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 7.52%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.12%. We also note that the average annual wage had a very small growth of 0.40% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 2.81% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Civil Engineer Wage in Indiana vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in Indiana Cities

Table 5 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 $60,170 to $83,760. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $83,760. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Lafayette (mean annual salary $74,800). The lowest paying area is Elkhart-Goshen with a median annual salary of $60,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$83,760
Lafayette
$74,800
Indianapolis-Carmel
$73,110
Terre Haute
$72,380
Bloomington
$68,400
Columbus
$67,080
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$66,480
Fort Wayne
$65,840
Michigan City-La Porte
$65,350
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$64,470
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$60,460
Elkhart-Goshen
$60,170

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