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Average Salary for Txdot Employees

Operating out of Austin, Texas, Txdot employs talent in positions ranging from Transportation Engineer to Civil Engineer. Txdot generally pays its employees $52K annually. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Txdot, but your city and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Txdot typically pays:
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Employer: Txdot
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Transportation Engineer (8)
$47,844 - $92,424  
[-]Transportation Engineer (8)
Salary$47,136 - $96,552  
Bonus$13.41 - $2,568  
Total Pay$47,844 - $92,424  
[+]Maintenance Technician (3)
$19,924 - $45,771  
[+]Maintenance Technician (3)
Salary$20,307 - $49,629  
Total Pay$19,924 - $45,771  
[+]Civil Engineer (3)
$45,461 - $109,769  
[+]Civil Engineer (3)
Salary$46,443 - $109,260  
Total Pay$45,461 - $109,769  
[+]Contract Specialist (2)
$32,215 - $87,764  
[+]Contract Specialist (2)
Salary$35,998 - $81,956  
Total Pay$32,215 - $87,764  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Earning $78K on average, Civil Engineers receive the most money, followed by Transportation Engineers (approximately $60K), Engineering Technicians ($55K), and Contract Specialists (about $54K). Financial compensation for Maintenance Technicians is rather low — only around $30K — relative to the rest of the company.


Median pay is highest in the company's headquarter city of Austin ($56K per year), followed by Mesquite (around $55K), Houston ($55K), and Fort Worth (approximately $54K). On the lower end is Hereford at $36K.

Years of Experience

Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average salaries at that point reach about $53K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $46K. By and large, the biggest segment of Txdot's workforce (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and take home about $59K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Professional Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $64K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning an Engineer in Training certification garners significant financial rewards of $52K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) at Txdot — these employees make the most at approximately $60K annually.


Employees who count Engineering Design among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $67K. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; about one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microstation, Microsoft Office, and Project Management are also desirable skills.


Txdot's employees are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, one-half of workers report receiving the former, whereas more than half of workers report receiving the latter. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Txdot, including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Nearly all workers can count on health insurance, and a little more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Txdot employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, a casual working environment, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats

18 %
82 %
$43,139 - $62,778
$35,014 - $58,682
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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