Average Salary for Txdot Employees

Operating out of Austin, Texas, Txdot employs talent in positions ranging from Transportation Engineer to Civil Engineer. The median income for Txdot employees is $52K per year. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Txdot workers, followed by your experience level and your city. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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.

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Key Stats for Txdot


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85 %
$42,571 - $55,955
$35,537 - $59,195

Job Satisfaction

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

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