Civil Engineering Technician Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineering technicians in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineering technicians among North Carolina metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Civil Engineering Technicians in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,140
25th Percentile Wage
$36,120
50th Percentile Wage
$45,470
75th Percentile Wage
$53,450
90th Percentile Wage
$61,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineering technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,140.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.49
25th Percentile Wage
$17.36
50th Percentile Wage
$21.86
75th Percentile Wage
$25.70
90th Percentile Wage
$29.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineering technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.41. The median hourly salary is $21.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.49.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,470-1.45%1.98%
201546,1300.02%-
201446,120-0.35%-
201346,2803.69%-
201244,570--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineering Technicians in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in state of North Carolina ranges from $39,350 to $47,210. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in North Carolina is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $47,210. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Greensboro-High Point (mean annual salary $46,530). The lowest paying area is Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton with a median annual salary of $39,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jacksonville
$47,210
Greensboro-High Point
$46,530
Raleigh-Cary
$46,530
Winston-Salem
$46,120
Wilmington
$45,590
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,190
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,980
Durham-Chapel Hill
$44,930
Fayetteville
$44,850
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,840
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$43,970
Asheville
$41,600
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$39,350


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