Salary can be a strong indicator of overall career satisfaction.
After graduation, civil engineering and related studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $122,107, while the bottom 20% make closer to $56,816. The median grad salary is $83,292.
Civil Engineering and Related Studies graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and related studies is $54,465, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $67,566.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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