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2021 Texas Civil Engineers Salary Guide

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.

Texas Civil Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$83.1K

Growth

12%

Bright Outlook

Below Average

Green

No

How Much Do Civil Engineers Make in Texas 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $52,110 $62,770 $83,140 $115,000 $153,930
Hourly Wage $25.05 $30.18 $39.97 $55.29 $74

How Much Do Civil Engineers Make in Texas 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$52,110
$62,770
$83,140
$115,000
$153,930
Hourly Wage
$25.05
$30.18
$39.97
$55.29
$74

What Do Civil Engineers Do?

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.

Also known as:

City Engineer, Civil Engineer, County Engineer, Design Engineer, Project Engineer, Railroad Design Consultant, Structural Engineer

  • Inspect facilities or sites to determine if they meet specifications or standards.
  • Design systems to reduce harmful emissions.
  • Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
  • Estimate technical or resource requirements for development or production projects.
  • Test characteristics of materials or structures.
  • Direct construction activities.
  • Survey land or bodies of water to measure or determine features.
  • Estimate operational costs.
  • Create graphical representations of civil structures.
  • Prepare proposal documents.
  • Explain project details to the general public.
  • Incorporate green features into the design of structures or facilities.
  • Investigate the environmental impact of projects.
  • Develop technical methods or processes.
  • Coordinate safety or regulatory compliance activities.
  • Evaluate technical data to determine effect on designs or plans.
  • Implement design or process improvements.
  • Develop technical methods or processes.
  • Investigate the environmental impact of projects.
  • Analyze operational data to evaluate operations, processes or products.

Civil Engineers Job Outlook in Texas

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Texas 26,110 29,140 12% 2,450
United States 329,200 334,700 2% 22,900

Civil Engineers Job Outlook in Texas

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Texas
26,110
29,140
12%
2,450
United States
329,200
334,700
2%
22,900

Civil Engineers Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Civil Engineers Schools in Texas

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Angelo State University Civil Engineering, General San Angelo, TX 4 years: 13
Austin Community College District Civil Engineering, General Austin, TX 2 years: 0
El Paso Community College Civil Engineering, General El Paso, TX 2 years: 15
Lamar University Construction Engineering Beaumont, TX 4 years: 11
Lamar University Civil Engineering, General Beaumont, TX 4 years: 16
LeTourneau University Civil Engineering, General Longview, TX 4 years: 14
More than 4 years: 1
McLennan Community College Civil Engineering, General Waco, TX 2 years: 4
Palo Alto College Civil Engineering, General San Antonio, TX 2 years: 9
Prairie View A & M University Civil Engineering, General Prairie View, TX 4 years: 15
Rice University Civil Engineering, General Houston, TX 4 years: 22
More than 4 years: 2
More than 4 years: 3

Civil Engineers Schools in Texas

28 Texas
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Civil Engineering, General
San Angelo, TX
4 years: 13
Civil Engineering, General
Austin, TX
2 years: 0
Civil Engineering, General
El Paso, TX
2 years: 15
Construction Engineering
Beaumont, TX
4 years: 11
Civil Engineering, General
Beaumont, TX
4 years: 16
Civil Engineering, General
Longview, TX
4 years: 14
More than 4 years: 1
Civil Engineering, General
Waco, TX
2 years: 4
Civil Engineering, General
San Antonio, TX
2 years: 9
Civil Engineering, General
Prairie View, TX
4 years: 15
Civil Engineering, General
Houston, TX
4 years: 22
More than 4 years: 2
More than 4 years: 3

Civil Engineers Jobs in Texas.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Assistant Professor Rice University Houston, Texas 09/21/2021 No
Backend Software Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely VMware Dallas, Texas 09/21/2021 Yes
Backend Software Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely VMware Austin, Texas 09/21/2021 Yes
Civil EIT Actalent ARLINGTON, Texas 09/21/2021 Yes
Civil Land Surveying Instrument Man Landpoint Fort Worth, Texas 09/21/2021 No
Civil Land Surveying Instrument Man Landpoint Irving, Texas 09/21/2021 No
Civil Surveying Party Chief Landpoint Pecos, Texas 09/21/2021 No
Civil Surveying Party Chief Landpoint Fort Worth, Texas 09/21/2021 No
Construction Field Engineering Manager System One Sabine Pass, Texas 09/21/2021 Yes
Construction Manager Sam Houston State University Huntsville, Texas 09/21/2021 No

Civil Engineers Jobs in Texas.

61 Texas
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Rice University
Houston, Texas
09/21/2021
No
Actalent
ARLINGTON, Texas
09/21/2021
Yes
Landpoint
Fort Worth, Texas
09/21/2021
No
Landpoint
Irving, Texas
09/21/2021
No
Landpoint
Pecos, Texas
09/21/2021
No
Landpoint
Fort Worth, Texas
09/21/2021
No
System One
Sabine Pass, Texas
09/21/2021
Yes
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas
09/21/2021
No

Civil Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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