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Civil Engineering Overview - Preparation - Day in the Life - Specialization -
Earnings - Employment - Career Path Forecast - Professional Organizations - Profiles of Civil Engineers 


Earnings
Earnings for engineers vary significantly by specialty, industry, and education. Even so, as a group, engineers earn some of the highest average starting salaries among those holding bachelor's degrees.

According the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median income for civil engineers is $74,600. The lowest 10% earned $48,140. The highest 10% earned $115,630.

According to a July 2009 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the average starting salary for civil engineers who have earned a Bachelor's degree is $52,048.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
 


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