Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Civil Engineering Technicians in Virginia

Find Schools Near

Civil Engineering Technicians in Virginia

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

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?

2,100 people worked as Civil Engineering Technicians in 2018 in this state.

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

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


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


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%.


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.


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


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.