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Average Salary for City of Dallas Employees

Dallas, Texas-based City of Dallas hires for positions ranging from Civil Engineer to Senior Accountant in the government. The average employee at City of Dallas takes home $52K annually. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at City of Dallas. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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City of Dallas typically pays:
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Dallas, Texas 


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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $49K per year. Average pay is $61K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of City of Dallas folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $61K per year.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Accountants, Civil Engineers, and Policy Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $72K annually, the other salaries come in at about $67K and $58K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Professional Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $69K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) make the most here, hauling in $70K annually.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Financial Reporting; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $80K per year. A relatively widespread skill at City of Dallas is Microsoft Office; just under one in three of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Financial Analysis, Auditing, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; City of Dallas sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. The larger part of employees do get paid time off for vacation, but only one-half of employees get paid sick time. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of workers also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include flexible hours, life insurance, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

Key Stats for City of Dallas


37 %
63 %
$27,369 - $74,135
$35,702 - $69,655
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
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