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Civil Engineers

in Massachusetts

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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
172051  Civil Engineers 6,441 6,691 250 3.88 % 215 25 190 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    3,250  51 % 3,440  51 % 190  6 % $96,180
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    3,250  51 % 3,440  51 % 190  6 % $96,180
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    1,130  18 % 1,120  17 % -10  -1 % $80,500
Construction    370  6 % 400  6 % 30  6 % $89,350
Construction of Buildings    270  4 % 290  4 % 20  7 % $85,290
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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