Earning approximately $60K annually on average, Transportation Engineers receive the most money, followed by Geographic Information Systems Coordinators ($58K), Civil Engineers (about $56K), and Civil Engineering Assistants ($49K). Earning only around $40K on average, Construction Inspectors make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $52K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $48K annually. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $58K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($55K annually) can be spotted in Mesquite, Texas; Fort Worth, Texas (approximately $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 about $62K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming an Engineer in Training can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $51K on average. Txdot workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) are also well compensated, earning $60K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Engineering Design among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $66K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microstation; just under a third consider it a key competency. Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.
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
Txdot offers its employees an attractive benefits package; the larger part of employees are paid for both vacation time and sick days. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. At Txdot, one-half have health insurance, and nearly one-half have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan.