Civil Engineering Technology

Civil Engineering Technology

Design your future with a career as a civil engineering technologist. This degree prepares you to assist in planning and building roads, bridges and other infrastructure.

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What is Civil Engineering Technology?

Civil engineering technicians help civil engineers plan and oversee the building of highways, buildings, bridges, dams, waste water treatment systems, and other structures and do related research. Some estimate construction costs and specify materials to be used Some may even prepare drawings or perform land-surveying duties. Others may set up and monitor instruments used to study traffic conditions.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by KCEWS in 2016 for the state of Kentucky
low: $36k med: $77k high: $178k

What are my career options?

Transportation, water supply, and pollution control systems, as well as large buildings and building complexes. Civil engineering technicians could also work with Federal, State, or Local Governments as well as Civil Engineering Consultants in the private sector.

Business Administration Systems Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by KCEWS in 2016 for the state of Kentucky
Payroll Accounting Specialist $35,754
Leadership $76,699 
Management $76,699 
Human Resource Management $41,004 
Team Leadership $44,856 
Accounting $35,574 
Accounting Recordkeeping Specialist $39,512 
Supervisory Management $39,057 
Organizational Leadership $54,260 
Small Business Management $54,260 

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

  • Associate of Applied Science

Additional Information

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Harold Baldridge
Civil Engineering Technology
Program Coordinator