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.
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median
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
American Society of Civil Engineers.