Average Salary for HDR, Inc. Employees

The average employee at HDR, Inc. takes home $69K per year. At HDR, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company and geography each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Architecture, Engineering

HDR Inc.

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $71K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $60K per year on average.


Engineering Project Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $89K annually; Project Managers, Civil Engineers, and Structural Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $89K, around $68K, and $67K, respectively. With salaries averaging around $56K, Civil Engineers in Training are among the lowest paid at HDR, Inc.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $75K per year) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; New York, N.Y. ($68K), the company's headquarter city of Omaha, Neb. (about $67K), and Portland, Ore. ($66K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Charlotte, N.C. at $58K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average HDR, Inc. employee makes $79K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders receive bigger paychecks ($87K per year) than those without credentials. LEED Accredited Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $85K annually. Those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) at HDR, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $84K per year.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $80K annually. A relatively widespread skill at HDR, Inc. is Engineering Design; more than a third of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Autodesk AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents save for retirement through HDR, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. For the vast majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, stock options, a stock purchase plan, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for HDR, Inc.


39 %
61 %
$46,864 - $76,598
$54,753 - $91,907

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$45,671 - $83,818
$52,315 - $77,498
$50,609 - $71,842
$58,000 - $96,180
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