Civil Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of civil engineering technicians in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare civil engineering technician salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Civil Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,460
25th Percentile Wage
$46,900
50th Percentile Wage
$62,390
75th Percentile Wage
$76,640
90th Percentile Wage
$92,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineering technicians in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) civil engineering technicians is $92,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineering technicians is $36,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of civil engineering technicians in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,390
-3.89% -3.40%
2016
$64,820
0.37% -
2015
$64,580
0.91% -
2014
$63,990
0.48% -
2013
$63,680
-1.30% -
2012
$64,510
- -

Compare Civil Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of civil engineering technicians in six industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for civil engineering technician occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $75,370. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $47,520). For detailed civil engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$75,370
Oil and Gas Extraction
$75,370
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$67,760
Metal Ore Mining
$65,160
Support Activities for Mining
$47,520
Support Activities for Mining
$47,520

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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