Texas Civil Engineers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Civil Engineers in Texas

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Fast Facts for Civil Engineers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: College Station, Houston and Austin
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: McAllen, Brownsville and Longview
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Austin

Salaries for Civil Engineers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Houston, Corpus Christi and Longview

Schools for Civil Engineers in Texas are listed below.

Selected Civil Engineering Schools in Texas

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More Texas Civil Engineering Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Kilgore College Kilgore Associate 5,150
Prairie View A & M University Prairie View Doctorate 8,382
Rice University Houston Doctorate 5,161
Southern Methodist University Dallas Doctorate & First Professional 10,829
Texas A & M University College Station Doctorate 46,542
Texas A & M University-Kingsville Kingsville Doctorate 6,567
Texas Tech University Lubbock Doctorate & First Professional 28,260
The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington Doctorate 24,889
The University of Texas at Austin Austin Doctorate 50,170
The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso Doctorate 20,154
The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate 28,533
The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler Doctorate 6,137
University of Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 34,663

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Civil Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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


Abilene 80 $77490 0.65
Amarillo 130 $73290 0.57
Austin 2320 $76710 1.25
Round Rock 2320 $76710 1.25
Houston 11030 $102880 1.89
The Woodlands 11030 $102880 1.89
Sugar Land 11030 $102880 1.89
Beaumont 400 $101770 1.23
Port Arthur 400 $101770 1.23
Brownsville 80 $77540 0.29
Harlingen 80 $77540 0.29
College Station 290 $78910 1.44
Bryan 290 $78910 1.44
Corpus Christi 0 $77840 0
Dallas 5030 $84330 0.76
Fort Worth 5030 $84330 0.76
Arlington 5030 $84330 0.76
El Paso 300 $65200 0.51
San Angelo 50 $76710 0.57
San Antonio 1270 $77770 0.67
New Braunfels 1270 $77770 0.67
Laredo 70 $79340 0.36
Longview 170 $88770 0.86
Lubbock 190 $77860 0.7
McAllen 160 $78340 0.34
Edinburg 160 $78340 0.34
Mission 160 $78340 0.34
Midland 170 $107790 0.94
Killeen 380 $88990 1.43
Temple 380 $88990 1.43
Odessa 0 $89760 0
Sherman 60 $66590 0.64
Denison 60 $66590 0.64
Tyler 70 $92810 0.38
Victoria 30 $78680 0.4
Waco 70 $77370 0.33
Wichita Falls 40 $73660 0.36
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