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Civil Engineer I in the United States

How much does a Civil Engineer I earn in the United States? The average Civil Engineer I salary in the United States is $68,153 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $62,392 and $76,932. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Designs and supervises construction projects such as airports, bridges, channels, dams, railroads, and roads. Responsibilities also include estimating costs and personnel and material needs, preparing proposals and establishing completion dates. May require a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed.

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  1. This Job:

    Civil Engineer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Civil Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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