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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers among Tennessee cities 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 Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,740
25th Percentile Wage
$67,800
50th Percentile Wage
$87,450
75th Percentile Wage
$111,470
90th Percentile Wage
$141,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $141,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,740.

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
$87,450
-3.24% 7.08%
2016
$90,280
3.87% -
2015
$86,790
0.08% -
2014
$86,720
2.16% -
2013
$84,850
4.23% -
2012
$81,260
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Tennessee ranges from $55,510 to $108,000. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Tennessee is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $108,000. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Knoxville (mean annual salary $99,460). The lowest paying area is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$108,000
Knoxville
$99,460
Jackson
$89,420
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$87,320
Memphis
$82,530
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$81,810
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$79,780
Clarksville
$72,250
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$70,480
Johnson City
$64,720
Cleveland
$61,860
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$55,510




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