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Civil Engineer III in the United States

How much does a Civil Engineer III earn in the United States? The average Civil Engineer III salary in the United States is $102,796 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $91,748 and $115,795. 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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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. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. May report to an executive or a manager. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature.

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    Civil Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Civil Engineer III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Civil Engineer IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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