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Civil Engineering Technicians in Iowa

Considering a career as a Civil Engineering Technician in Iowa?

11.2% Jobs Projection
$51,260 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in Iowa?

There were approximately 1,000 workers employed as Civil Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 940 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in IA Employment Trend

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

Civil Engineering Technicians in IA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 11.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. IA

Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual Civil Engineering Technicians job openings in Iowa, and 990 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 Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $31,950 to $78,140 with $51,260 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.36 to $37.57. The median hourly rate was $24.64.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.21 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.57.

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

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: IA vs. National Average

Top Iowa 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
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 230 $40,140
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 220 $43,150
Ames, IA 130 $70,660
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 110 $59,020
Iowa City, IA 90 $46,280
Cedar Rapids, IA 60 $47,060
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 40 $52,950

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 IA Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,210
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 1,150
Industrial Engineering Technicians 700
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 400
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 170
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 100
Environmental Engineering Technicians 70

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