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Civil Engineering Technicians in Wisconsin

Considering a career as a Civil Engineering Technician in Wisconsin?

5.1% Jobs Projection
$53,590 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Civil Engineering Technicians Work in Wisconsin?

1,970 people worked as Civil Engineering Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,770 Civil Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Civil Engineering Technicians in WI Employment Trend

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

Civil Engineering Technicians in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 5.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Civil Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 150 annual job openings, and 1,650 total jobs in 2026 for Civil Engineering Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,200 annual jobs and 81,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Civil Engineering Technicians Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Civil Engineering Technicians ranged from $34,670 to $73,830 with $53,590 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.67 to $35.5. The median hourly rate was $25.76.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.7 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.06.

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

Civil Engineering Technicians Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,270 $62,650
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,200 $67,810
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 570 $54,610
Madison, WI 490 $54,370
Duluth, MN-WI 220 $60,880
Green Bay, WI 180 $54,920
Eau Claire, WI 100 $52,250
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 60 $50,550
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 60 $50,300
Appleton, WI 50 $50,350
Racine, WI 30 $46,850

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 WI Employment Total
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 2,100
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,780
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 1,380
Industrial Engineering Technicians 980
Environmental Engineering Technicians 170
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 50


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