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Civil Engineering Technicians


Civil engineering technicians help civil engineers design, plan, and build public as well as private works to meet the community's needs. They are employed in a wide range of projects, such as highways, drainage systems, water and sewage facilities, railroads, subways, airports, dams, bridges, and tunnels. Civil engineering technicians may work in specialties such as transportation, coastal engineering, structural, environmental, geotechnical, construction, architectural, and engineering mechanics. There are 73,800 civil engineering technicians in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree




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Personality Traits

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