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Civil Engineering Technicians in West Virginia

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

9.8% Jobs Projection
$40,900 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in West Virginia?

In 2018, there were 650 Civil Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 430 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in WV Employment Trend

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

Civil Engineering Technicians in WV vs. the Average State

Job Projections for West Virginia

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. WV

West Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 450 jobs for West Virginia 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 West Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $28,240 to $68,700 with $40,900 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.58 to $33.03. The median hourly rate was $19.66.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $24.19 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $4.53.

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

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: WV vs. National Average

Top West 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
Charleston, WV 210 $46,060
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 90 $38,930
Cumberland, MD-WV 60 $43,830
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 30 $41,390

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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Occupation WV Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 480
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 260
Environmental Engineering Technicians 140
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 110
Industrial Engineering Technicians 90
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 80

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