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Civil Engineer salary in California

Average salary
$92,000/yr
Based on 1,110 income tax records
$37,500
$192,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$37,500
$192,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Civil Engineer in California is $92,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 1,110 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Civil Engineer salaries in California can vary between $37,500 to $192,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Civil Engineer salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Walnut Creek, CA
10 income tax records
$111,000/yr
$75K – $130K
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Elk Grove, CA
15 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$83K – $114K
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San Jose, CA
27 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$77K – $122K
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Rancho Cordova, CA
10 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$92K – $125K
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Irvine, CA
20 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$72K – $116K
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Oakland, CA
21 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$80K – $118K
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Roseville, CA
19 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$90K – $118K
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Long Beach, CA
13 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$82K – $113K
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San Francisco, CA
39 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$78K – $104K
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Orange, CA
10 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$71K – $124K
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Bakersfield, CA
11 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$70K – $119K
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Sacramento, CA
54 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$69K – $109K
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San Diego, CA
85 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$69K – $111K
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Los Angeles, CA
30 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$70K – $100K
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Riverside, CA
14 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$51K – $86K
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Fresno, CA
14 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$61K – $101K
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Fremont, CA
11 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$67K – $93K

Civil Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Parsons Brinckerhoff Group Admin, California
13 income tax records
$142,500/yr
$98K – $196K
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Department Of Water And Power Ci, California
12 income tax records
$116,000/yr
$100K – $128K
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Kimley-Horn And Associates, California
23 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$87K – $126K
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State Of California, California
126 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$82K – $116K
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City And County Of San Francisco, California
10 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$87K – $102K
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Los Angeles County, California
25 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$75K – $108K
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City Of Los Angeles, California
17 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$61K – $117K
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Bkf Engineers, California
20 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$75K – $111K
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AECOM, California
16 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$67K – $92K
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City Of San Diego, California
14 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$68K – $82K
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US Department Of Defense, California
38 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$40K – $91K

Civil Engineer demographics in California

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51% are single
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49% are married
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36% have kids
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56% own a home

Civil Engineer salaries by age

$0
$30,750
$61,500
$92,250
$123,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Civil Engineers in California

1,110 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a civil engineer in California is $92,000 per year. Civil engineer salaries in California can vary between $37,500 to $192,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,110 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as civil engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for civil engineers in California: Parsons Brinckerhoff Group Admin ($142,500 a year), Department of Water and Power Ci ($116,000 a year), and Kimley-Horn and Associates ($107,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for civil engineers in California: Walnut Creek, CA ($111,000 a year), Elk Grove, CA ($103,000 a year), and San Jose, CA ($101,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.