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10-08-2010, 12:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Forsead View Post
Not anymore salaries in civil engineering are increasing really quickly right now it's not even funny. I'm in my first year in Civil Engineering at Laval University and you need to like math and physics for sure.
Salaries may be increasing but it will be offset by the fact civil engineering is the most common engineering. Man, everyone goes into it. My sister is a year away from becoming one, and all her friends are in it. Go figure. It's super common. There's always a need for them, but you got a LOT of competition for top paying jobs. Don't be surprised to be pushed aside by high profile civil engineers(either high GPA students/master degrees or just plain civil engineers with experience). You'll probably find yourself with a good salary but you'll end up comparable to other engineers in the end just the same.

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