Civil Engineering Technician Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineering technicians in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineering technicians among Texas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,170
25th Percentile Wage
$37,510
50th Percentile Wage
$45,570
75th Percentile Wage
$58,770
90th Percentile Wage
$75,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineering technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,170.

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
$45,570
2.96% 10.38%
2016
$44,220
4.27% -
2015
$42,330
1.84% -
2014
$41,550
1.25% -
2013
$41,030
0.46% -
2012
$40,840
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineering Technicians in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in state of Texas ranges from $34,900 to $53,920. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $53,920. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is San Antonio-New Braunfels (mean annual salary $53,680). The lowest paying area is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$53,920
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$53,680
Odessa
$51,020
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$51,010
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$50,150
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$49,420
Midland
$49,320
Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,090
Abilene
$45,760
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$45,010
Longview
$44,770
Tyler
$44,310
San Angelo
$44,160
Corpus Christi
$44,020
Laredo
$43,770
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$43,600
Wichita Falls
$42,710
College Station-Bryan
$42,600
Waco
$41,580
Victoria
$41,450
Lubbock
$41,440
Sherman-Denison
$41,360
El Paso
$41,210
Texarkana-Texarkana
$40,460
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$39,740
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,340
Brownsville-Harlingen
$39,290
Amarillo
$39,040
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,770
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,090
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,080
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,350
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$34,900




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