Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $44K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $48K per year on average. The largest slice of the Ncdot workforce (50 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $50K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Civil Engineers, Engineering Technicians, and Transportation Supervisors; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $54K per year, the other salaries come in at about $45K and $40K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($91K annually) than those without credentials. Certified Professional Engineers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $69K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Ncdot pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $96K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Engineering Design; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $79K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Ncdot is Project Management; just under one in three of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Microstation, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Just under one in three workers report contributing to a 401(k). At Ncdot, about one in ten workers have health insurance, and one in ten workers have dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and life insurance.