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 amongst Pennsylvania 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,750
25th Percentile Wage
$41,980
50th Percentile Wage
$52,350
75th Percentile Wage
$62,890
90th Percentile Wage
$77,600

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 $77,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of civil engineering technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,350
2.87% 8.19%
2016
$50,850
3.09% -
2015
$49,280
1.79% -
2014
$48,400
1.14% -
2013
$47,850
-0.44% -
2012
$48,060
- -

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 $39,530 to $65,680. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $65,680. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Reading (mean annual salary $62,040). The lowest paying area is Johnstown with a median annual salary of $39,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$65,680
Reading
$62,040
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$57,200
Erie
$56,510
Philadelphia
$55,590
Lancaster
$54,730
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$54,380
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,880
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$53,180
State College
$53,000
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$52,540
York-Hanover
$51,850
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$48,970
Altoona
$48,580
Pittsburgh
$48,290
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$45,670
Williamsport
$41,890
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,450
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,970
Johnstown
$39,530




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