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Civil Engineering Technicians in Florida

Considering a career as a Civil Engineering Technician in Florida?

21.6% Jobs Projection
$49,640 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Civil Engineering Technicians in Florida is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in Florida?

In Florida, there were 3,510 people working as Civil Engineering Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 3,050 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 460 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in FL Employment Trend

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

Civil Engineering Technicians in FL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 21.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. FL

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 350 annual job openings, and 3,660 total jobs in 2026 for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state.

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

What do Civil Engineering Technicians Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $31,770 to $77,430 with $49,640 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.27 to $37.23. The median hourly rate was $23.86.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.74 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.12.

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

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida 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
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,000 $50,940
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 610 $48,250
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 430 $44,830
Jacksonville, FL 350 $48,320
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 180 $55,590
Tallahassee, FL 120 $51,770
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 100 $45,180
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 90 $51,740
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 90 $49,650
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 60 $55,370
Gainesville, FL 60 $52,380
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 40 $48,060
The Villages, FL 30 n/a

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 FL Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 6,350
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 2,570
Industrial Engineering Technicians 2,390
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 920
Environmental Engineering Technicians 690
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 630
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 130

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