Civil Engineer salary in Fairfax, VA

Average salary
$83,000/yr
Based on 29 income tax records
Total salary range: is $65,500 - $108,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Civil Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Civil Engineer is $83,000 per year. This is based on data from 29 TurboTax users who reported their job as Civil Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Civil Engineer salary can vary between $38,500 to $190,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Civil Engineer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Ellicott City, MD
12 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$65K – $132K
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Ashburn, VA
12 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$87K – $137K
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Chesapeake, VA
12 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$89K – $127K
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Washington, DC
50 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$75K – $112K
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Norfolk, VA
15 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$73K – $100K
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Glen Allen, VA
10 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$72K – $116K
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Baltimore, MD
44 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$73K – $92K
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Richmond, VA
38 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$67K – $92K
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Fairfax, VA
29 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$65K – $108K
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Silver Spring, MD
15 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$73K – $109K
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Arlington, VA
32 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$70K – $94K
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Midlothian, VA
12 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$64K – $104K
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Reston, VA
15 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$63K – $85K
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Alexandria, VA
24 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$66K – $101K
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Wilmington, DE
13 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$58K – $77K
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Harrisburg, PA
11 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$60K – $87K

Civil Engineer salary by company

Employer
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Civil Engineer demographics in Fairfax, VA

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45% are single
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55% are married
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41% have kids
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37% own a home

Civil Engineer salaries by age in Fairfax, VA

$0
$38,500
$77,000
$115,500
$154,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Civil Engineers in Fairfax, VA

29 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a civil engineer in Fairfax, VA is $83,000 per year. Civil engineer salaries in Fairfax, VA can vary between $38,500 to $190,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 29 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as civil engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for civil engineers near Fairfax, VA: Ellicott City, MD ($101,000 a year), Ashburn, VA ($97,500 a year), and Chesapeake, VA ($96,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.