Civil Engineering Technicians in California
Is California a good place for you to work as a Civil Engineering Technician?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Civil Engineering Technicians in California is growing faster than average.
Civil Engineering Technicians in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in California?
In 2018, there were 7,830 Civil Engineering Technicians working in the state.
There were 9,000 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 1,170 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 970 Civil Engineering Technicians working in it, which means California has more Civil Engineering Technicians than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 830 annual job openings, and a total of 9,200 jobs for California 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 California?
In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $37,530 to $99,370 with $67,110 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.05 to $47.78. The median hourly rate was $32.26.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $30.13 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $2.13.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California 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|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||3,180||$70,200|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||980||$73,070|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||830||$46,640|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||490||$61,710|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||330||$77,590|
|Santa Rosa, CA||130||$66,830|
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA||70||$58,190|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||60||$69,840|
|Yuba City, CA||40||$70,140|
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|
Below are the states where Civil Engineering Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
Related Careers in CA
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians||22,990|
|Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters||11,280|
|Industrial Engineering Technicians||4,080|
|Mechanical Engineering Technicians||3,540|
|Environmental Engineering Technicians||3,240|
|Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians||2,660|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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