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Civil Engineering Technicians in South Carolina

Considering a career as a Civil Engineering Technician in South Carolina?

12.5% Jobs Projection
$45,000 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in South Carolina?

In 2018, there were 970 Civil Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 830 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in SC Employment Trend

The amount of Civil Engineering Technicians working in the state is similar to the average state.

Civil Engineering Technicians in SC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. SC

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 70 annual Civil Engineering Technicians job openings in South Carolina, and 810 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 South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $26,360 to $75,200 with $45,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.67 to $36.16. The median hourly rate was $21.64.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.49 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.15.

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

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: SC vs. National Average

Top South 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 550 $43,230
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 320 $38,850
Columbia, SC 180 $61,550
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 110 $49,900
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 80 $53,400
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 50 $52,920

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 SC Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,650
Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,400
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 900
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 650
Environmental Engineering Technicians 290
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 150

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