Search SEARCH

Is $58K a good starting salary for a civil engineer out of college?

I'm about to graduate with an undergraduate civil engineering degree this May and I got an offer for a job for $58K/year.. Should I ask for more? or is this good enough? Please help me out because I need to accept or decline soon. I appreciate all the help ahead of time!

Asked By: JohnyD - 2/4/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I would say 58K is pretty good straight out of college. The market is pretty slow for civil engineers at this point. You should be able to make much more money in about 2 years (once u have more experience under your belt.) Civil engineer is prety vague. It wold help to know if you are working for the city or a... More
Answered By: fisearch - 2/4/2011
Additional Answers (1)
I do not know if it is an appropriate rate or not, but check with you placement office. They have statistics or averages of other similar grads. If it is in line with others with your skills and experience, you can still negotiate for a 90 day review instead of the annual one. The worse thing that may happen is they... More
Answered By: krantcents - 2/4/2011
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Local Positions Open in Your Area. Hiring Now - Apply Today!
Local.Jobs2Careers.com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-318
eTrustLogo