Salary for Civil Engineering Technicians

Also known as:  Civil Engineering Technician, Concrete Engineering Technician, Geotechnical Engineering Technician, Highway Engineering Technician, Structural Engineering Technician, Transportation Engineering Technician helps construction professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Civil engineering technicians work under the direction of engineers and physical scientists to plan, design and oversee civil engineering projects. They may prepare detailed technical drawings, respond to public complaints and suggestions, and inspect the project site throughout the construction process. A background in civil engineering is vital to this profession, and familiarity with devices such as augers, theodolites, and soil core sampling devices may prove invaluable.

A Civil Engineering Technician receives an average wage somewhere between 32000 to 48000 based on experience. Civil Engineering Technicians can expect a salary of Forty Eight Thousand Two Hundred dollars every year.

Civil Engineering Technicians have the best average pay in California, where they can earn job pay of just about $62040. Employees with these job titles have the most lucrative average salary level in Information, where they receive normal pay levels of $57820.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 20.60 percent nationwide in that time.
Civil Engineering Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $57,820
Information $55,510
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $54,890
Transportation and Warehousing $54,730
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $53,530
Manufacturing $52,290
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $45,250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $47,630
Public Administration $47,810
Management of Companies and Enterprises $48,340
Construction $48,460
Manufacturing $52,290