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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers amongst Puerto Rico 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$92,920
75th Percentile Wage
$70,470
50th Percentile Wage
$49,750
25th Percentile Wage
$37,650
10th Percentile Wage
$29,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,430.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$44.67
75th Percentile Wage
$33.88
50th Percentile Wage
$23.92
25th Percentile Wage
$18.10
10th Percentile Wage
$14.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.67. The median hourly salary is $23.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.15.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $49,750 2.24%
2013 $48,660 2.46%
2012 $47,490 -0.69%
2011 $47,820 -4.80%
2010 $50,230 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for civil engineers in state of Puerto Rico from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.46%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Civil Engineer Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $39,300 to $51,190. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Puerto Rico is San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo with a median annual salary of $51,190. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Mayaguez (mean annual salary $43,810). The lowest paying area is Ponce with a median annual salary of $39,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$51,190
Mayaguez
$43,810
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$42,190
Ponce
$39,300

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