Civil Engineering Technician Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,680
25th Percentile Wage
$31,610
50th Percentile Wage
$41,040
75th Percentile Wage
$54,720
90th Percentile Wage
$64,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineering technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.35
25th Percentile Wage
$15.20
50th Percentile Wage
$19.73
75th Percentile Wage
$26.31
90th Percentile Wage
$31.25

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineering technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.25. The median hourly salary is $19.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.35.

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
201641,0405.19%-9.41%
201538,910-6.55%-
201441,460-0.36%-
201341,610-7.91%-
201244,900--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in state of Virginia ranges from $33,000 to $51,390. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $51,390. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $46,910). The lowest paying area is Richmond with a median annual salary of $33,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$51,390
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$46,910
Lynchburg
$44,370
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$43,680
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$37,000
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$36,140
Roanoke
$35,210
Richmond
$33,000


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