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Civil Engineering Technicians in New Mexico

Is New Mexico a good place for you to work as a Civil Engineering Technician?

6.7% Jobs Projection
$41,960 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in New Mexico?

There were approximately 880 workers employed as Civil Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 680 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 970 Civil Engineering Technicians working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Civil Engineering Technicians than average.

Civil Engineering Technicians in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 6.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. NM

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 640 jobs for New Mexico 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 New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $32,710 to $60,460 with $41,960 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.73 to $29.07. The median hourly rate was $20.17.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $19.51 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.66.

The median salary in New Mexico is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico 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
Albuquerque, NM 340 $45,150
Santa Fe, NM 150 $41,120
Las Cruces, NM 60 $41,940

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 NM Employment Total
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 1,940
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,230
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 200
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 110
Environmental Engineering Technicians 70

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