How much does a Civil Engineer IV make in the United States? The average Civil Engineer IV salary in the United States is $121,674 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $107,911 and $137,629. 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% $107,911 10% $95,380 90% $152,156 75% $137,629 $121,674 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Civil Engineer IV

Civil Engineer IV 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 IV 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 IV 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 IV work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. To be a Civil Engineer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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