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or $42.33 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (50)
Assisting and Caring for Others (19)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (17)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Civil Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 6.9% by 2031
'Civil Engineers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Civil Engineers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Civil Engineers' was $88,050, or $42.33 hourly
'Civil Engineers' are paid 92.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as civil engineers?
As of 2021 there were 304,310 people employed as Civil Engineers within the United States.
This represents around 0.22% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 462 people are employed as Civil Engineers.
Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems.
SOC Code: 17-2051.00
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