Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.

After graduation, civil engineering technology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $92,930, while the bottom 20% make closer to $41,849. The median grad salary is $62,362.

Civil Engineering Technology graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering technology is $38,371, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $51,607.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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