Average Salary for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Employees

Compensation for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) employees tends to be around $53K per year. Your experience level is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT); where you live has a (lesser) effect as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) typically pays:
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Employer: Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
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[-]Civil Engineer (2)
$37,352 - $77,075  
[-]Civil Engineer (2)
Salary$39,856 - $78,815  
Total Pay$37,352 - $77,075  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $34K. Overall, the greater share of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) folks have five to nine years of experience and earn about $55K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($82K per year) can be spotted in Orlando; Jacksonville (approximately $82K), Tallahassee (around $62K), and Tampa ($34K) are the next top-paying cities.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Civil Engineers; median pay is the highest at $73K.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $85K. Professional Engineer License Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $82K annually. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) are also well compensated, earning about $79K on average.


Skill-wise, employees who report Engineering Design as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $63K on average. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; more than a third consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only two in five workers. Perks cover health insurance for the greater part of workers and dental coverage for more than half of workers. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)


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

Job Satisfaction

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

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