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 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,800
25th Percentile Wage
$36,810
50th Percentile Wage
$44,220
75th Percentile Wage
$55,990
90th Percentile Wage
$70,860

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 $70,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.77
25th Percentile Wage
$17.70
50th Percentile Wage
$21.26
75th Percentile Wage
$26.92
90th Percentile Wage
$34.07

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineering technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.07. The median hourly salary is $21.26. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.77.

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
201644,2204.27%7.64%
201542,3301.84%-
201441,5501.25%-
201341,0300.46%-
201240,840--

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 $37,090 to $52,350. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Texas is Midland with a median annual salary of $52,350. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is San Antonio-New Braunfels (mean annual salary $52,090). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Midland
$52,350
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$52,090
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$50,420
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$49,420
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$46,880
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$46,670
Fort Worth-Arlington
$46,290
Abilene
$45,760
Corpus Christi
$45,300
San Angelo
$43,940
El Paso
$43,850
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$43,290
Tyler
$42,930
Laredo
$42,660
Longview
$41,840
College Station-Bryan
$41,350
Texarkana-Texarkana
$41,350
Victoria
$41,240
Sherman-Denison
$41,150
Lubbock
$40,010
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$39,520
Amarillo
$38,840
Brownsville-Harlingen
$38,700
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,580
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,920
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,920
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,090


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