Civil Engineers

By: Karan Hora


  • They will test building materials.
  • They also estimate costs for building public and private structures.
  • They also have to submit to local, state, and federal agencies, verifying that projects meet with various rules


  • You have to pass the Professional Engineering Test
  • They need to be very good at math
  • They have to be able to manage a group of people while staying cool under pressure.


You need to have at least a Bachelor's Degree. You would also need at least 4 years of experience. You also need to have passed the Professional Engineer test.

Median Wages

The median wage is $82,220. They also earn $39.53 per hour.

Projected Job Openings

It is expected to grow by 8% by 2024. The reason why is because so many buildings are created by Civil Engineers because of the growing population needing shelter and work areas.
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