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Average Salary for City of Dallas Employees

City of Dallas is a government firm headquartered in Dallas, Texas that hires for Civil Engineer positions, Senior Accountant roles, and more. City of Dallas pays its employees $49K annually on average. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at City of Dallas. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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City of Dallas typically pays:
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Employer: City of Dallas
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Civil Engineer (4)
$47,580 - $80,782  
[-]Civil Engineer (4)
Salary$49,547 - $81,296  
Total Pay$47,580 - $80,782  
[+]Senior Accountant (3)
$50,642 - $88,236  
[+]Senior Accountant (3)
Salary$49,746 - $87,121  
Total Pay$50,642 - $88,236  
[+]Laborer (2)
$21,421 - $55,948  
[+]Laborer (2)
Total Pay$21,421 - $55,948  
[+]Fire Fighter (2)
$30,099 - $74,476  
[+]Fire Fighter (2)
Salary$31,445 - $77,272  
Total Pay$30,099 - $74,476  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $49K per year. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $63K annually. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $61K per year.


Senior Accountants are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $72K annually; Civil Engineers, Policy Analysts, and Fire Fighters also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $67K, around $58K, and approximately $43K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $69K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Emergency Medical Technicians with credentials; these people earn $43K annually on average. The best paid folks at City of Dallas have a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE), earning about $70K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Financial Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $85K annually. A common skill in City of Dallas' work force is Microsoft Office; about a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Auditing, Data Analysis, and Geographic Information Systems.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of respondents enjoy paid vacation, and for the larger part of survey participants, paid sick leave is also a given. City of Dallas workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. City of Dallas provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and the larger part of employees do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include flexible hours, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

Key Stats for City of Dallas


36 %
64 %
$27,181 - $74,606
$35,810 - $69,022
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 12 votes.
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