Civil Engineer VI Salary in the United States

How much does a Civil Engineer VI make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Civil Engineer VI in the United States is $96 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $83 and $109. Hourly rate 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Designs and supervises construction projects such as airports, bridges, channels, dams, railroads, or roads. Reviews designs, tests and assesses materials, and performs necessary data collection and calculations in areas such as traffic forecasting, soil capacity, groundwater analysis, and structure design. Responsibilities also include estimating costs, estimating personnel and material needs, preparing proposals, and establishing completion dates. Leads inspections of aging or compromised structures. May oversee improvement projects. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. May require a Professional Engineer License (PE). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Typically requires 12+ years of related experience. Achievement and depth of knowledge of specialization or field is the main differentiator. Advisory role on complex and challenging projects and initiatives. Recognized for deep technical and industry knowledge and innovative thinking. Provides thought leadership and guidance to a functional area and the organization. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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100
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    Civil Engineer V

    10 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Civil Engineer VI

    12 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Civil Engineering Supervisor II

    3 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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