Average Salary for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Employees

Compensation for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) employees is around $50K annually on average. Though your role at the company and your city are influential salary factors for those at Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Median Salary by Job

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Project Engineer
2 profiles
$52,286
$41K$63K

Civil Engineer
2 profiles
$68,618
$45K$103K

Structural Design Engineer
2 profiles
$86,871
$59K$127K

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jun 2017
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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $51K per year. Average pay is about $48K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) people (33 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $71K per year on average.

Jobs

Structural Design Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $82K annually; Civil Engineers come in second with median earnings amounting to $77K, and Project Engineers rank near the top as well (approximately $51K).

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($69K per year) can be spotted in Lake City, Fla.; Miami, Fla. (approximately $63K), Tampa, Fla. (around $61K), and Tallahassee, Fla. ($53K) are the next top-paying cities. Deland, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $50K.

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $97K annually. Becoming a Certified Professional Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make $82K on average. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) compensates Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE)-holders the most at $97K per year.

Skills

Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $97K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is Engineering Design, with slightly less than a third considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

One in three employees receive paid vacation, and only two in five workers get sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and about a third of workers use it to save for retirement. A large number of workers receive health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %
Salary
$44,582 - $58,498
Salary
$42,237 - $64,583

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
28%
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