The salary statistics of civil engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare civil engineering technician salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction. 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 $80,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineering technicians is $34,990.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of civil engineering technicians in twelve industries in the construction 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 power and communication line and related structures construction industry with an annual salary $68,010. The lowest paying industry is the land subdivision industry (annual salary $45,230). For detailed civil engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Land Subdivision|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .