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Civil Engineering Technicians in North Carolina

Is North Carolina a good place for you to work as a Civil Engineering Technician?

9.6% Jobs Projection
$47,870 Median Salary
340 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 3,190 workers employed as Civil Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 2,840 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 350 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for North Carolina

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%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 340 annual job openings, and a total of 3,780 jobs for North Carolina 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $31,840 to $64,100 with $47,870 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.31 to $30.82. The median hourly rate was $23.01.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $22.42 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.59.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top North Carolina 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
Raleigh, NC 740 $50,190
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 550 $43,230
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 500 $58,940
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 300 n/a
Greensboro-High Point, NC 280 $47,290
Asheville, NC 250 $46,740
Fayetteville, NC 140 $46,350
Wilmington, NC 110 $47,530
Winston-Salem, NC 100 $47,610
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 50 $52,920
Greenville, NC 40 $46,270

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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