Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $34K annually. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $45K per year. Overall, the greater share of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $62K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K per year) can be spotted in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Orlando, Fla. (approximately $60K), Tallahassee, Fla. (about $54K), and Miami, Fla. ($45K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Tampa, Fla.; in fact, at approximately $35K it is one of the worst-paid cities.
Engineering Project Managers earn the highest median pay at $80K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $80K per year. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $51K annually.
Employees who count Microsoft Excel among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $58K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is Microsoft Office; just under one in three of employees use it for work. AutoCAD, Accounting, and Project Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 43 percent. With an eye toward the future, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) offers several choices in retirement planning such as a defined benefit retirement plan and a 401(k) plan. For a large number of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and a defined benefit retirement plan.