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Civil Engineering Technicians in Virginia

Want to work in Virginia as a Civil Engineering Technician? Read this first!

9.1% Jobs Projection
$52,020 Median Salary
200 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in Virginia?

In 2018, there were 2,100 Civil Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 2,090 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in VA Employment Trend

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

Civil Engineering Technicians in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. VA

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 200 annual Civil Engineering Technicians job openings in Virginia, and 2,270 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $30,890 to $87,800 with $52,020 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.85 to $42.21. The median hourly rate was $25.01.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.83 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.18.

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

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,540 $56,520
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 500 $58,940
Richmond, VA 160 $44,310
Roanoke, VA 90 $37,590
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 70 $36,940
Charlottesville, VA 50 $41,230
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 30 $50,090

Top States for Civil Engineering Technicians Employment

View the list below to see 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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation VA Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 5,790
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 3,580
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 1,190
Industrial Engineering Technicians 980
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 620
Environmental Engineering Technicians 310
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 140

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