How much does a Civil Engineer I make in the United States? The average Civil Engineer I salary in the United States is $70,418 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $64,468 and $79,493. 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. 

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Civil Engineer I 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. Being a Civil Engineer I may require a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Civil Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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