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Highest Paying States for Civil Engineering Technicians

The highest paying states for civil engineering technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of civil engineering technicians in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $72,550, Alaska is the highest paying state for civil engineering technicians. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $72,030). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of civil engineering technicians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Civil Engineering Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Alaska
$72,550
$52,680 490
2 District of Columbia
$72,030
$35,170 180
3 Connecticut
$68,490
$48,130 480
4 California
$62,680
$36,040 9,000
5 Washington
$62,530
$47,670 1,820
6 New Jersey
$61,420
$40,090 790
7 Oregon
$60,300
$39,400 880
8 Illinois
$59,890
$31,450 1,670
9 New York
$59,340
$40,520 1,790
10 Minnesota
$58,880
$43,390 1,790
11 Massachusetts
$58,090
$38,930 670
12 Indiana
$56,840
$36,830 900
13 New Hampshire
$56,830
$33,020 120
14 Nevada
$54,850
$36,860 820
15 Ohio
$54,750
$34,180 2,070
16 Nebraska
$54,240
$29,680 400
17 Rhode Island
$53,860
$41,570 280
18 Oklahoma
$53,670
$32,620 750
19 Wisconsin
$53,460
$35,160 1,770
20 Michigan
$52,740
$33,120 2,150
21 Iowa
$52,440
$31,200 940
22 Pennsylvania
$52,350
$33,750 2,310
23 Arizona
$52,270
$32,770 890
24 North Dakota
$52,050
$40,410 450
25 Vermont
$51,840
$33,980 370
26 Maine
$51,820
$39,300 380
27 Utah
$50,550
$29,180 390
28 West Virginia
$50,310
$36,980 430
29 Hawaii
$49,920
$30,540 130
30 Maryland
$49,910
$32,870 1,250
31 Colorado
$49,500
$30,010 1,220
32 Florida
$49,380
$32,320 3,050
33 Missouri
$49,290
$31,830 1,150
34 Idaho
$49,210
$33,220 310
35 Kentucky
$47,670
$31,080 1,450
36 Georgia
$47,030
$29,490 1,550
37 North Carolina
$46,640
$30,780 2,840
38 Arkansas
$45,760
$22,790 190
39 Wyoming
$45,750
$35,010 300
40 Louisiana
$45,700
$27,360 1,540
41 Texas
$45,570
$33,170 11,740
42 Virginia
$45,410
$29,010 2,090
43 Delaware
$45,210
$29,190 410
44 South Carolina
$44,690
$28,170 830
45 Kansas
$44,690
$31,790 1,080
46 Montana
$44,640
$30,770 320
47 South Dakota
$43,590
$32,160 360
48 New Mexico
$40,590
$32,770 680
49 Alabama
$36,980
$26,250 1,320
50 Mississippi
$36,480
$24,850 970
51 Tennessee
$30,830
$21,420 1,700
52 Puerto Rico
$23,520
$17,610 330
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