2017 Civil Engineering Degree Buying Guide

Colleges Offering Majors / Degrees in Civil Engineering Ranked for Top Graduate Pay : Nationwide.

Civil Engineering has an average starting salary of $52,670 and an average mid-career income of $89,420. Depending on the school you graduate from, it can vary by as much as $55,329. Look through the list below, and choose wisely.

Not every school produced the same outcomes for Civil Engineering graduates. If you're interested in earning a high salary after graduating, this is the list for you.

Due to lack of data, we couldn't rank every college that offers Civil Engineering. To see a full list of all the colleges offering this program check out our listing of Annual Civil Engineering Graduates. To see a list of all the colleges that offer online degree options in Civil Engineering, check out our listing of Annual Civil Engineering Graduates From Programs Offered Online.

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Princeton, New Jersey
 
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Mid Career Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Highest
 
Total Score
10.0
 
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Princeton, New Jersey
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Highest
 
Total Score
10.0
 
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San Jose, California
 
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Mid Career Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Med
 
Total Score
10.0
 
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San Jose, California
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Med
 
Total Score
10.0
 
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Stanford, California
 
Starting Pay
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Mid Career Pay
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Overall Quality
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Total Score
9.9
 
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Stanford, California
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Highest
 
Total Score
9.9
 
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Ithaca, New York
 
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Mid Career Pay
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Overall Quality
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Total Score
9.9
 
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Ithaca, New York
Starting Pay
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Overall Quality
Highest
 
Total Score
9.9
 
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Berkeley, California
 
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Mid Career Pay
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Overall Quality
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Total Score
9.8
 
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Berkeley, California
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Highest
 
Total Score
9.8
 
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Dallas, Texas
 
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Overall Quality
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Total Score
9.8
 
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Higher
 
Total Score
9.8
 
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USAFA, Colorado
 
Starting Pay
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Mid Career Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Highest
 
Total Score
9.7
 
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Highest
 
Total Score
9.7
 
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Santa Clara, California
 
Starting Pay
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Mid Career Pay
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Overall Quality
Higher
 
Total Score
9.7
 
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Santa Clara, California
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Higher
 
Total Score
9.7
 
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
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Mid Career Pay
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Overall Quality
Highest
 
Total Score
9.6
 
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Highest
 
Total Score
9.6
 
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Troy, New York
 
Starting Pay
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Mid Career Pay
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Overall Quality
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Total Score
9.6
 
Starting Pay
Highest
 
Overall Quality
Highest
 
Total Score
9.6
 

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