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Civil Engineering Technicians in Kentucky

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4.4% Jobs Projection
$46,040 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Civil Engineering Technicians in Kentucky is growing slower than average.

  • Civil Engineering Technicians in Kentucky earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in Kentucky?

There were approximately 2,140 workers employed as Civil Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 1,450 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 690 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in KY Employment Trend

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

Civil Engineering Technicians in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 4.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. KY

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 120 annual job openings, and a total of 1,410 jobs for Kentucky 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 Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $34,290 to $61,110 with $46,040 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.48 to $29.38. The median hourly rate was $22.13.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.92 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.79.

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

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 580 $53,560
Lexington-Fayette, KY 290 $47,020
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 280 $44,540
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 90 $38,930
Clarksville, TN-KY 80 $47,700
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 70 $43,590
Bowling Green, KY 70 $45,510
Evansville, IN-KY 50 $40,120
Owensboro, KY 50 $46,880

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

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Occupation KY Employment Total
Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,090
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 880
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 670
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 620
Environmental Engineering Technicians 120
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 40


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