Civil engineering technologists and technicians

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2231  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Civil engineering technologists and technicians provide technical support and services to scientists, engineers and other professionals, or may work independently in fields such as structural engineering, municipal engineering, construction design and supervision, highways and transportation engineering, water resources engineering, geotechnical engineering and environmental protection. They are employed by consulting engineering and construction companies, public works, transportation and other government departments and in many other industries.

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  • Bridge Design Technician
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  • Civil Engineering Design Technologist
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  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Civil Engineering Technologist
  • Concrete Technician
  • Construction Engineering Technician
  • Construction Requirements Writer
  • Construction Specifications Writer
  • Construction Technician
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  • Construction Technologist
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • Environmental Technician
  • Foundation Technologist
  • Highway Construction Materials Testing Technician
  • Highway Technician
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  • Materials Testing Technician
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  • Measures Technician
  • Municipal Engineering Assistant
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  • Noise Reduction Technician
  • Pollution Control Technician
  • Railway Technician
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  • Soil Technologist - Civil Engineering
  • Soil Testing Technologist
  • Soil Testing Technologist - Civil Engineering
  • Solid Waste Disposal Technician
  • Structural Design Technologist
  • Structural Engineering Technician
  • Structural Investigator
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  • Traffic Technologist
  • Urban Planning Technician
  • Water Distribution Systems Technician
  • Bridge Design Technician
  • Building Materials Technician
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Civil Engineering Technologist
  • Construction Specifications Writer
  • Construction Technologist
  • Foundation Technologist
  • Highway Technician
  • Municipal Engineering Assistant
  • Soil Technologist - Civil Engineering
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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for civil engineering technologists and technicians.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $28,439
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $69,519
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $67,832
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $62,746
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for civil engineering technologists and technicians.

Gender Median Income
Male $62,746
Female $65,324
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (18 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for civil engineering technologists and technicians.

$42,900.00
Lowest Observed
$90,000.00
Highest Observed
$50,700.00
25th Percentile
$55,108.33
Average
$54,600.00
Median
$55,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for civil engineering technologists and technicians

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 175
25 to 34 years 150
35 to 44 years 140
45 to 54 years 250
55 to 64 years 150
65 to 74 years 30
75 years and over 10
Total 905
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for civil engineering technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 335
Part Time 535
Total 865
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for civil engineering technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 790
Female 115
Total 905
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for civil engineering technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 875
Self Employed 30
Total 905
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for civil engineering technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 835
Unemployed 70
Total 905
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for civil engineering technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 190
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 335
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 50
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 285
Total 865
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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