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Civil Engineering jobs have long been a source for consistent career opportunities and relative job security. Every road, building, bridge, dams- any public works project has to be carefully designed, constructed and maintained by a civil engineer.  

So, if you are a civil engineering student or professional looking for a new job, where should you head to? Which States offer civil engineers the greatest combined opportunities? In this article, we will tell you!

There are several routes to finding graduate jobs in civil engineering; it’s all about doing the research and having the right information., the most comprehensive job directory in the Civil, Environmental & Construction Industry, has compiled a list of the places in the US with the most jobs for civil engineers.

6,500+ CEE jobswere posted by in 2015; far more than any other CEE industry-specific job portal! After analyzing the data, we are now able to show you the ideal places to search for your new job. Civil Engineering jobs have long been a source for consistent career opportunities, as shown in the Map below. Civil engineers are sought throughout the country, and especially the west and south coast.

So here it is! We present you the places with the greatest demand for Civil engineers:

  • You may have a good chance of finding a good civil position in Washington with a percentage of 3.6%, North Dakota with job openings percentage 3.5% or Minnesota concentrating the 3.91% of the openings.
  • Another hot spot for civil engineering jobs is Virginia concentrating the 4.77% of posted jobs.
  • Many of the flashiest jobs in civil engineering positions can be found out going in the East in New York where there is about 5.06% of the positions posted and South in Florida with a percentage of the openings reaching 5.2%.
  • The East and South seem to concentrate many career opportunities for civil engineers. Pennsylvania is a hotspot with 8.84% of job openings posted there and Texas with a 8.06% of the openings.

After all, the best place for a Civil engineer by far to work is in the West: California, with 12.44% of jobs. It is the state are at the top of the list!

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