Sector: Manufacturing

Civil Engineer

A civil engineer career could be for you if...
Your skills include active listening, complex problem solving and mathematics.
Your interests can be described as realistic, investigative and conventional.
Your values include independence, working conditions and recognition.

Career Overview

In this role, you would plan, direct, or coordinate activities concerning the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel. You would also participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Projects might include roads, railroads, bridges, harbors, water systems, and facilities.

Other job titles include:city engineer, civil engineer, county engineer, design engineer, engineer, geotechnical engineer, licensed engineer, project engineer, railroad design consultant, structural engineer.

Education and Training

Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.


National Average Annual Salary
$61,040.00 - $138,690.00
National Average Hourly Salary
$29.35 - $66.68
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