When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $81K annually) can be spotted in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Lake City, Fla. ($69K), Tampa, Fla. (approximately $61K), and Miami, Fla. (about $59K) are the next top-paying cities. Bartow, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $44K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $48K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $50K annually on average.
Structural Design Engineers earn the highest median pay at $82K per year, followed by Engineering Project Managers (around $80K), Civil Engineers (approximately $77K), and Project Engineers (about $51K).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $97K annually for Professional Engineer License Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Professional Engineers with credentials; these people earn approximately $81K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE); Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) awards about $97K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Strategic Planning; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $70K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is Engineering Design; nearly one in four of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
Just two in five respondents receive paid time off. Roughly a third of workers save for retirement through Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)'s 401(k) plan. A large number of survey participants receive health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, life insurance, and a casual working environment.