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Civil Engineering Technicians in Alaska

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Civil Engineering Technicians in Alaska

Is Alaska a good place for you to work as a Civil Engineering Technician?

-2% Jobs Projection
$73,010 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

While jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in Alaska are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Civil Engineering Technicians in Alaska is expected to decrease.

  • Civil Engineering Technicians in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in Alaska?

In 2018, there were 570 Civil Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 490 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in AK Employment Trend

The typical state has 970 Civil Engineering Technicians working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Civil Engineering Technicians than average.

Civil Engineering Technicians in AK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are declining at a rate of 1.5% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. AK

Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 650 jobs for Alaska Civil Engineering Technicians in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,200 annual jobs and 81,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Civil Engineering Technicians Make in Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $47,440 to $96,670 with $73,010 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.81 to $46.47. The median hourly rate was $35.1.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $34.88 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.22.

The median salary in Alaska is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: AK vs. National Average

Top Alaska Metros for Civil Engineering Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Civil Engineering Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Anchorage, AK 380 $73,460
Fairbanks, AK 100 $68,580

Top States for Civil Engineering Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Civil Engineering Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 10,230 $47,230
California 7,830 $67,110
Florida 3,510 $49,640
North Carolina 3,190 $47,870
Pennsylvania 2,410 $54,400
Kentucky 2,140 $46,040
Virginia 2,100 $52,020
Minnesota 2,040 $62,650
New York 2,010 $60,260
Wisconsin 1,970 $53,590
Ohio 1,910 $57,720
Tennessee 1,870 $36,850
Illinois 1,710 $65,180
Michigan 1,690 $55,010
Washington 1,630 $66,500
Alabama 1,430 $37,920
Georgia 1,430 $46,380
Colorado 1,370 $56,010
Maryland 1,290 $50,020
Oklahoma 1,130 $48,190

Below are the states where Civil Engineering Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $73,010
Connecticut $68,290
California $67,110
Washington $66,500
Illinois $65,180
Minnesota $62,650
Oregon $62,620
New York $60,260
New Hampshire $59,100
Ohio $57,720

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation AK Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 480
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 480
Environmental Engineering Technicians 150
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 60
Industrial Engineering Technicians 40

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