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.