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Civil Engineering Technicians in South Dakota

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9.3% Jobs Projection
$43,590 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in South Dakota?

In 2018, there were 380 Civil Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 360 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in SD Employment Trend

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

Civil Engineering Technicians in SD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Dakota

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. SD

South Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 470 jobs for South Dakota 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 South Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $32,430 to $57,670 with $43,590 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.59 to $27.72. The median hourly rate was $20.96.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $20.96 an hour.

Wages between 2017 and 2018 did not increase or decrease.

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

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: SD vs. National Average

Top South Dakota 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
Rapid City, SD 110 $44,920
Sioux Falls, SD 80 $47,710
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 40 $52,950

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 SD Employment Total
Industrial Engineering Technicians 150
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 150
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 130
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 80

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