Average Salary for HDR, Inc. Employees

The average employee at HDR, Inc. takes home $68K annually. Though what you do at the company and your city are influential salary factors for those at HDR, Inc., how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Architecture, Engineering

HDR Inc.

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $58K per year on average. The largest fraction of HDR, Inc. people (31 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn around $72K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Engineering Project Managers, who earn an average $92K per year, closely trailed by Project Engineers (about $78K), Civil Engineers ($69K), and Structural Engineers (approximately $66K). Civil Engineers in Training make an average $55K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $77K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; New York, N.Y. ($71K), Seattle, Wash. (approximately $68K), and the company's headquarter city of Omaha, Neb. ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Charlotte, N.C. at around $57K. HDR, Inc. workers in California earn the most — approximately $85K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Professional Engineer License Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach $87K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $86K per year for accredited Certified Professional Engineers. At HDR, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration receive the highest salaries at around $122K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $81K annually. Engineering Design is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; over a third of HDR, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers usually know autodesk autocad, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel as well.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, HDR, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly all respondents participate. Almost all survey participants report having health insurance, and nearly all workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at HDR, Inc. are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for HDR, Inc.


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58 %
$48,731 - $83,263
$52,920 - $93,427

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$44,246 - $91,112
$52,902 - $84,497
$50,352 - $72,111
$58,000 - $96,180
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