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Civil Engineering Technicians in Illinois

Want to work in Illinois as a Civil Engineering Technician? Read this first!

8.3% Jobs Projection
$65,180 Median Salary
190 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in Illinois?

1,710 people worked as Civil Engineering Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,670 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in IL Employment Trend

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

Civil Engineering Technicians in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 8.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 190 annual Civil Engineering Technicians job openings in Illinois, and 2,090 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Civil Engineering Technicians Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $36,360 to $88,750 with $65,180 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.48 to $42.67. The median hourly rate was $31.33.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $28.79 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.54.

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

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,200 $67,810
St. Louis, MO-IL 510 $48,590
Springfield, IL 130 $63,840
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 110 $59,020
Champaign-Urbana, IL 30 $60,410

Top States for Civil Engineering Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states 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

Discover similar careers:

Occupation IL Employment Total
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 6,320
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 3,270
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 2,090
Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,790
Environmental Engineering Technicians 520
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 340
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 60

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