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Civil Engineering Technicians (17-3022)

Apply theory and principles of civil engineering in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of structures and facilities under the direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 638 669 4.86 22 42 67
United States 73800 77400 0.0 2500 4900 7700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 27.21 16.46 19.64 26.00 32.86 39.88
Alaska 31.02 19.45 23.98 28.63 37.46 46.47
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 33.24 19.45 25.05 31.19 41.66 49.11
Fairbanks North Star Borough 25.74 20.79 21.47 25.42 28.50 30.53
Balance of State 28.73 18.34 23.18 27.81 35.20 38.99

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.