Demographic information on Civil engineers in the US. The average age of male Civil engineers in the workforce is 43.1 and of female Civil engineers is 38.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Civil engineers is White.
Data on higher education choices for Civil engineers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Civil engineers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Civil engineers hold a major in Cultural & Gender Studies.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Civil engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Civil engineers need many skills, but most especially Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, and Operations Analysis. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Civil engineers need more than the average amount of Programming, Management of Financial Resources, and Technology Design.
Projections on wages and job growth for Civil engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Civil engineers are expected to see a growth of 8.4% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.