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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers among Montana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,020
25th Percentile Wage
$56,880
50th Percentile Wage
$69,560
75th Percentile Wage
$85,240
90th Percentile Wage
$103,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.13
25th Percentile Wage
$27.35
50th Percentile Wage
$33.44
75th Percentile Wage
$40.98
90th Percentile Wage
$49.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.88. The median hourly salary is $33.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.13.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,5600.43%11.10%
201569,2603.39%-
201466,9103.80%-
201364,3703.93%-
201261,840--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Montana ranges from $61,870 to $77,860. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Montana is Missoula with a median annual salary of $77,860. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Billings (mean annual salary $77,020). The lowest paying area is Great Falls with a median annual salary of $61,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Missoula
$77,860
Billings
$77,020
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$70,910
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$68,040
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$64,650
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$63,770
Great Falls
$61,870


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