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Estimated employment3,350
Mean wage41.53
Entry wage30.50
10th percentile wage28.61
50th percentile wage40.40
90th percentile wage57.54
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Professional and Business Services1,72051.4%
Public Adminsitration1,08032.4%
Construction40012.1%
Manufacturing902.6%
Education and Health Services100.3%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Construction40042.49
Public Adminsitration1,08042.11
Manufacturing9042.03
Professional and Business Services1,72041.04
Education and Health Services1037.17
Civil Engineers (17-2051)
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, water and sewage systems, and waste disposal units. Include architectural, structural, traffic, ocean, and geo-technical engineers. Exclude "Hydrologists" (19-2043).
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$41.53 $38.50  $3.04
2013$41.39+.3%$38.37 +.3%$3.03
2012$40.60+1.9%$37.64 +1.9%$2.97
2011$39.81+2.0%$36.90 +2.0%$2.91
2010$39.20+1.6%$36.33 +1.6%$2.86
2009$38.51+1.8%$35.69 +1.8%$2.81
2008$38.10+1.1%$35.31 +1.1%$2.78
2007$36.96+3.1%$34.26 +3.1%$2.70
2006$35.73+3.5%$33.11 +3.5%$2.61
2005$34.35+4.0%$31.84 +4.0%$2.51
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$41.53 $26.43  $15.11
2013$41.39+.3%$26.36 +.3%$15.03
2012$40.60+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%$14.78
2011$39.81+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%$14.43
2010$39.20+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$14.21
2009$38.51+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%$13.94
2008$38.10+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%$13.86
2007$36.96+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%$13.35
2006$35.73+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%$12.87
2005$34.35+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%$12.20

Note:The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
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