Civil Engineer I Salary in San Jose, California

How much does a Civil Engineer I make in San Jose, CA? The average Civil Engineer I salary in San Jose, CA is $83,762 as of July 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $76,685 and $94,556. 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 2019 Salary.com)

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