Pennsylvania Civil Engineers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Civil Engineers in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Civil Engineers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Williamsport, State College and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Erie, Scranton and Reading
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Civil Engineers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Reading, Philadelphia and Erie

Schools for Civil Engineers in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Civil Engineering Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Civil Engineering Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bucknell University Lewisburg Masters 3,677
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Doctorate 10,326
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Lafayette College Easton Bachelor 2,403
Lehigh University Bethlehem Doctorate 6,845
Messiah College Grantham Bachelor 2,837
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
Villanova University Villanova Doctorate & First Professional 10,470
Widener University-Main Campus Chester Doctorate 4,866

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Civil Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Civil Engineers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Civil Engineers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Altoona 220 $71500 1.88
Harrisburg 1250 $77190 1.99
Carlisle 1250 $77190 1.99
Johnstown 70 $71500 0.61
Chambersburg 40 $73370 0.33
Waynesboro 40 $73370 0.33
East Stroudsburg 70 $0 0.66
Erie 90 $64970 0.34
Pittsburgh 3400 $80430 1.5
Reading 520 $94300 1.54
Lancaster 500 $74270 1.09
Scranton 480 $73820 0.94
Wilkes 480 $73820 0.94
Barre 480 $73820 0.94
Hazleton 480 $73820 0.94
State College 190 $79240 1.45
Williamsport 200 $67030 1.92
York 370 $77200 1.05
Hanover 370 $77200 1.05
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