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Civil Engineering Technicians in Pennsylvania

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

10.0% Jobs Projection
$54,400 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, there were 2,410 people working as Civil Engineering Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 2,310 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in PA Employment Trend

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

Civil Engineering Technicians in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 230 annual Civil Engineering Technicians job openings in Pennsylvania, and 2,540 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $35,850 to $77,120 with $54,400 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.23 to $37.08. The median hourly rate was $26.15.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.17 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.98.

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

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,900 $61,590
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 920 $54,450
Pittsburgh, PA 660 $54,900
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 220 $54,300
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 130 $58,250
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 110 $53,580
State College, PA 100 $54,060
Johnstown, PA 90 $40,600
York-Hanover, PA 80 $58,650
Reading, PA 60 $60,190
Altoona, PA 50 $50,440
Lancaster, PA 40 $53,530

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

Discover similar careers:

Occupation PA Employment Total
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 5,040
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 4,690
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 2,600
Industrial Engineering Technicians 2,410
Environmental Engineering Technicians 820
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 690
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 40

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