Average Salary for Txdot Employees

Operating out of Austin, Texas, Txdot employs talent in positions ranging from Civil Engineer to Transportation Engineer. Txdot pays its employees $53K per year on average. Your experience level influences pay for Txdot workers the most, followed by your role at the company and geography. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $50K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $49K per year on average.


Transportation Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $66K annually; Civil Engineers, Civil Engineering Assistants, and Engineering Technicians also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $56K, around $49K, and $40K, respectively.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $51K per year) can be spotted in Wichita Falls, Texas; Houston, Texas ($51K), the company's headquarter city of Austin, Texas ($50K), and San Antonio, Texas (approximately $40K) are the next top-paying cities.

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $79K annually. Becoming a Certified Professional Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $68K on average. Txdot workers who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) are also well compensated, earning $84K on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Geographic Information Systems among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $84K per year. Microstation is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in three of Txdot's people use it regularly. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of respondents enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of respondents receive health insurance, and over one-half of workers get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

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$37,583 - $64,836

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Rated 5 out of 5
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