How much does a Civil Engineer III make in the United States? The average Civil Engineer III salary in the United States is $107,985 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $96,305 and $121,053. 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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25% $96,305 10% $85,672 90% $132,951 75% $121,053 $107,985 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Civil Engineer III

Civil Engineer III designs and supervises construction projects such as airports, bridges, channels, dams, railroads, or roads. Reviews designs, tests and assesses materials, and performs necessary data collection and calculations in areas such as traffic forecasting, soil capacity, groundwater analysis, and structure design. Being a Civil Engineer III responsibilities also include estimating costs, estimating personnel and material needs, preparing proposals, and establishing completion dates. May also assist in inspecting aging infrastructure or overseeing improvement projects. Additionally, Civil Engineer III requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. May require a Professional Engineer License (PE). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Civil Engineer III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Civil Engineer III typically requires 4-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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