Civil Engineering Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineering technicians in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineering technicians among Pennsylvania cities 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,570
25th Percentile Wage
$41,010
50th Percentile Wage
$50,850
75th Percentile Wage
$62,400
90th Percentile Wage
$76,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineering technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.66
25th Percentile Wage
$19.72
50th Percentile Wage
$24.45
75th Percentile Wage
$30.00
90th Percentile Wage
$36.94

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineering technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.94. The median hourly salary is $24.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.66.

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
201650,8503.09%5.49%
201549,2801.79%-
201448,4001.14%-
201347,850-0.44%-
201248,060--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $37,870 to $69,530. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Pennsylvania is Reading with a median annual salary of $69,530. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $59,760). The lowest paying area is West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Reading
$69,530
Newark-Union
$59,760
Philadelphia
$56,010
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$55,700
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$54,320
Altoona
$54,130
Lancaster
$54,070
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$51,090
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$51,090
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$48,970
York-Hanover
$48,480
Pittsburgh
$47,530
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$45,670
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,450
State College
$39,780
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$37,870


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