Average Salary for Txdot Employees

Operating out of Austin, Texas, Txdot employs talent in positions ranging from Transportation Engineer to Civil Engineer. An average Txdot employee can expect to make $52K annually. Txdot paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though how long you've been working and your city are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bringing in the most money are Transportation Engineers — their earnings average $60K per year. Geographic Information Systems Coordinators are a close second at $58K along with Civil Engineers (around $56K) and Civil Engineering Assistants (approximately $49K). Construction Inspectors make an average $40K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Txdot for between five and 10 years earn about $52K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $48K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $58K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $55K per year) can be spotted in Mesquite, Texas; Fort Worth, Texas (around $54K), Houston, Texas ($54K), and the company's headquarter city of Austin, Texas ($52K) are the next top-paying cities. San Antonio, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $46K.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers earn around $62K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Engineer in Trainings with credentials; these people earn $51K per year on average. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) at Txdot — these employees make the most at $60K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Engineering Design among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $66K per year. Microstation also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Txdot's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

Txdot offers its employees an attractive benefits package; a majority of survey participants are paid for both vacation time and sick days. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. The vast majority of respondents report having health insurance, and roughly one-half report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Txdot


15 %
85 %
$42,571 - $55,955
$35,537 - $59,195
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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