Salary for Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

Also known as:  Civil Engineering Technician, Concrete Engineering Technician, Geotechnical Engineering Technician, Highway Engineering Technician, Structural Engineering Technician, Transportation Engineering Technician

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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 Technologist and Technician can receive an average pay level of between $34,230 - $82,960 depending on education and tenure levels. will normally receive average salaries of fifty-six thousand five hundred and ninety dollars per annum.

are compensated highest in California, where they earn average job salaries of about $72,070. People in this job function are compensated the highest in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they receive average wages of $73,150.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 44.06 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$73,150
Information
$72,420
Utilities
$70,610
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$66,250
Manufacturing
$65,600
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$63,930

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
$50,410
Finance and Insurance
$52,410
Public Administration
$55,530
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$55,750
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$57,060
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$57,550