Years of Experience
Average pay is about $49K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $48K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Ncdot employees (52 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $50K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Civil Engineers, who earn $54K annually on average, closely trailed by Engineering Technicians ($49K) and Transportation Supervisors (approximately $40K).
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $91K per year. Becoming a Certified Professional Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make $69K on average. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Ncdot — these employees make the most at $96K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $79K per year. A common skill in Ncdot's work force is Project Management; just under one in three of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Microstation, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and just under one in three workers use it to save for retirement. Ncdot provides health insurance to a large number of employees, and nearly one in eight workers do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and life insurance.