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9.6% Jobs Projection
$62,650 Median Salary
240 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in Minnesota?

In 2018, there were 2,040 Civil Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 1,790 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.


Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 240 annual job openings, and 2,630 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 Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $43,210 to $79,580 with $62,650 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.78 to $38.26. The median hourly rate was $30.12.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $28.31 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.81.

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


Top Minnesota 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,270 $62,650
Duluth, MN-WI 220 $60,880
Fargo, ND-MN 150 $56,510
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 100 $60,850
Rochester, MN 60 $62,660
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 60 $50,300
St. Cloud, MN 50 $62,660
Grand Forks, ND-MN 40 $51,150

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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