Civil Engineering

Madelyn Cameron 3B

DUTIES OF A CIVIL ENGINEER

Civil engineers design, construct and operate construction projects including airports, roads, tunnels, bridges and more. It is a very diverse industry and in developing countries, there is always a need for civil engineers.

WORK ENVIROMENT

Generally a civil engineer will work in an office, but occasionally will work outdoors at a job site. A civil engineer will work on blueprints and models to roads, bridges, airports and more.

CIVIL ENGINEERING IS PROJECTED TO GROW AT A RATE OF 20% FROM 2012-2022

EDUCATION

A bachelor degree in civil engineering or civil engineering technology is needed for this career.

SALARY

Starting salary for a civil engineer is approximately $51,755 annually. The median salary for a career in civil engineering is $79,340. These numbers vary on a multitude of things, such as: industry, company size, location, and level of education.