H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

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. Includes architectural, structural, traffic, ocean, and geo-technical engineers. Excludes "Hydrologists" (19-2043).

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Bachelor's degree
Required Work Experience
None
Job Training
None

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
1,524
1,733
13.71%
136
$40.38
$83,989
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Omaha Consortium
818
969
18.46%
78
$39.85
$82,890
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High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Lincoln MSA
443
490
10.61%
38
$41.44
$86,181
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Grand Island MSA
38
37
-2.63%
3
$37.48
$77,948
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Central
20
24
20%
1
$41.72
$86,789
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Mid-Plains
36
37
2.78%
3
$37.03
$77,033
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High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Northeast
112
122
8.93%
9
$38.55
$80,165
H3 Job
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High Demand Job
Panhandle
31
31
0%
3
$58.18
$121,019
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Sandhills
9
9
0%
0
N/A
N/A
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High Skill Job
Southeast
21
22
4.76%
1
$41.49
$86,295
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.