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Civil Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of civil engineering technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare civil engineering technician salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Civil Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,650
25th Percentile Wage
$37,510
50th Percentile Wage
$50,010
75th Percentile Wage
$62,680
90th Percentile Wage
$78,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineering technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $78,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineering technicians is $29,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineering technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,0103.56%6.12%
201548,2301.68%-
201447,420-0.02%-
201347,4301.01%-
201246,950--

Compare Civil Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of civil engineering technicians in eight industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $52,510. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $39,560). For detailed civil engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$52,510
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$52,510
Engineering Services
$50,080
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$50,010
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$49,860
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$46,220
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$43,880
Testing Laboratories
$39,560

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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