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Average Salary for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Employees

A salary of $52K annually is the median rate at Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Your city plays the largest role in compensation at Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), but how long you've been working affects income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
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.
[-]Project Manager, Engineering (3)
$54,037 - $97,311  
[-]Project Manager, Engineering (3)
Salary$55,005 - $95,976  
Total Pay$54,037 - $97,311  
[+]Civil Engineer (2)
$37,434 - $76,669  
[+]Civil Engineer (2)
Salary$40,258 - $77,883  
Total Pay$37,434 - $76,669  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for between five and 10 years earn about $53K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $34K annually. The largest fraction of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) people (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $62K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Orlando, Fla. ($72K), Deland, Fla. (around $54K), and Tallahassee, Fla. ($54K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($34K) in Tampa, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities.


The highest average salaries go to Engineering Project Managers who bring in close to about $80K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers earn $72K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $55K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Engineering Design; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $68K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is Microsoft Office, with roughly a fourth considering it a key competency. Accounting, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 44 percent. With an eye toward the future, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of respondents also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)


52 %
48 %
$24,511 - $58,957
$30,410 - $79,590
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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