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||$33,320|
|25th Percentile Wage||$39,370|
|50th Percentile Wage||$52,790|
|75th Percentile Wage||$67,810|
|90th Percentile Wage||$81,920|
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 $81,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineering technicians is $33,320.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of civil engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of civil engineering technicians in 16 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 $65,490. The lowest paying industry is the residential building construction industry (annual salary $44,230). 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|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Land Subdivision|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .