25 Best States for Civil Engineers

25. California

Annual median wage: $99,730

Rank by annual median wage: 2

Job growth: 12.2%

Rank by job growth: 23

Cost of living index: 134.8

Rank by cost of living index: 48

Average ranking: 24.33

We start today’s list of best states for civil engineers with California, the state which hires the highest number of civil engineers in America. There are 39,170 people working in this field, earning almost $100,000 annually which is the second highest salary in the country. In addition, the occupation will see 12.2% growth in the number of new jobs. The reason why California ranked low on the list are costs of living since the state is the among the most expensive places to live in America.

25 Best States for Civil Engineers

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