Civil Engineering Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Civil Engineering Manager make in the United States? The average Civil Engineering Manager salary in the United States is $156,999 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $138,454 and $176,583. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Manages a team of civil engineers and oversees their projects. Reviews cost reports, time sheets, equipment records, engineering reports, and project construction schedules to maintain overall schedules and ensure work is completed on time. Ensures quality control and safety policies are strictly observed. Maintains relationships with team members, clients, and subcontractors. Assesses new potential projects and briefs civil engineers on new worksites and projects. Has extensive engineering knowledge and experience. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. May require a Professional Engineer License (PE). Typically reports to a director. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2023

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