Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) for between five and 10 years earn $74K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $57K per year.
Civil Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $62K annually; Civil Engineers in Training come in second with median earnings amounting to around $54K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $73K annually for Engineer in Trainings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming an ACI Concrete Certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $62K on average. New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) workers who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) are also well compensated, earning $67K on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Technical Writing; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $84K per year. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in three of New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT)'s people use it regularly. Engineering Design, Autodesk AutoCAD, and Construction Estimating round out the set of key employee skills.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT); the company rewards only one in six workers with paid vacation time and only one in three employees with sick leave. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all workers, and the vast majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are public employees pension plan (pepp) and pension.