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Civil Engineering Technicians in Washington

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

6.2% Jobs Projection
$66,500 Median Salary
180 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in Washington?

1,630 people worked as Civil Engineering Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,820 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 6.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 180 annual Civil Engineering Technicians job openings in Washington, and 2,050 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 Washington?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $49,730 to $84,080 with $66,500 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.91 to $40.42. The median hourly rate was $31.97.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $30.06 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.91.

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


Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 760 $68,570
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 580 $65,980
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 200 $63,660
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 140 $61,530
Kennewick-Richland, WA 70 $62,100
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 50 $68,630
Bellingham, WA 30 n/a

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

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