Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $48K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $44K annually on average. The largest slice of the Ncdot workforce (43 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $51K per year.
Bringing in the most money are Transportation Engineers — their earnings average about $65K annually. Civil Engineers are a close second at around $53K along with Engineering Technicians ($45K) and Transportation Supervisors (approximately $39K).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $72K per year for Certified Professional Engineers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Engineer in Trainings with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $54K annually. Ncdot compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at around $54K per year.
When it comes to skills, Microsoft Excel seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $72K annually. A common skill in Ncdot's work force is Project Management; close to one-fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Engineering Design, Microstation, and Microsoft Word round out the set of key employee skills.
At Ncdot, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Slightly less than a third of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of survey participants and dental coverage for roughly a seventh of workers. Perks also include a casual working environment, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a company cell phone.