Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $43K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $62K per year. Overall, the greater share of Ncdot folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $45K annually.
Civil Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $66K per year — though Engineering Technicians also do fairly well at $49K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Professional Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $79K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming an Engineer in Training can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $63K on average. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $89K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Engineering Design; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $79K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-fourth of Ncdot's people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Microstation, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 36 percent receiving paid vacation and one in four employees receiving paid sick days. More than a third of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all survey participants, and just under a fifth of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.