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Average Salary for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Employees

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) generally pays its employees $53K annually. At Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city factors into the equation as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

How This Employer Pays

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

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Employer: Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
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[-]Civil Engineer (3)
$41,784 - $89,678  
[-]Civil Engineer (3)
Salary$42,510 - $91,002  
Total Pay$41,784 - $89,678  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Details

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $34K. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) workforce (30 percent) has a tenure of five to nine years and earns approximately $55K per year.


Median pay is highest in Orlando (around $82K annually), followed by Jacksonville (about $82K), Tallahassee ($62K), and Tampa ($34K).


The highest average salaries go to Civil Engineers who bring in close to about $73K.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $85K for Certified Professional Engineer s; non-accredited workers make much less. Professional Engineer License Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $82K per year. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) — these employees rake in $79K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Engineering Design; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $63K. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, over a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only two-fifths of workers. For a strong majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

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Key Stats

50 %
50 %
$24,161 - $63,077
$35,479 - $83,600
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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