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Civil Engineer
“Your civic duty”
Civil engineers design and supervise the construction of roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, water supply and sewage systems.
Average Pay:     Qualifications: $53,500 - $93,400
The Job
Civil engineering, considered one of the oldest engineering disciplines, encompasses structural, water resources, construction, transportation, and geotechnical engineering. Many civil engineers hold supervisory or administrative positions, from supervisor of a construction site to city engineer. Others may work in design, construction, research, and teaching.
Work Environment
College Majors
Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Engineering
Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor's degree in engineering is required for almost all entry-level engineering jobs.
Personality traits helpful for this career
Engineers should be creative, inquisitive, analytical, and detail oriented. They should be able to work as part of a team and to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
Quick Facts
    Compensation and Outlook
    Civil engineers are expected to have employment growth of 24 percent. They will be needed to design and construct or expand transportation, water supply, and pollution control systems, and building complexes.
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    10/8/2010 3:48:36 AM
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    10/8/2010 3:48:07 AM
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