Civil Engineers earn the highest median pay at $92K annually, followed by Transportation Engineers ($60K), Geographic Information Systems Coordinators (about $58K), and Engineering Technicians (around $40K).
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $40K per year on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $48K annually. Overall, the greater share of Txdot folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $58K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $58K annually) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Fort Worth, Texas ($54K), the company's headquarter city of Austin, Texas (around $50K), and San Antonio, Texas ($40K) are the next top-paying cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $83K per year for Professional Engineer License Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Professional Engineers with credentials; these people earn $72K annually on average. The best paid folks at Txdot have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning around $67K per year.
When it comes to skills, Engineering Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $91K annually. Microstation also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in three of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about half of survey participants receiving paid vacation and more than two-fifths of workers receiving sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan, a defined benefit retirement plan, and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of workers, and for half, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a defined benefit retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.