Average Salary for Txdot Employees

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

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Txdot typically pays:
-11%
below market

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Employer: Txdot
Average Salary Range by Job
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$0$50K$100K$150K
[-]Transportation Engineer (7)
$48,377 - $95,054  
   
[-]Transportation Engineer (7)
Salary$48,572 - $92,549  
   
Bonus$231.42 - $5,849  
Total Pay$48,377 - $95,054  
[+]Maintenance Technician (3)
$20,050 - $45,390  
   
[+]Maintenance Technician (3)
Salary$20,211 - $49,072  
   
Total Pay$20,050 - $45,390  
[+]Civil Engineer (3)
$45,053 - $110,576  
   
[+]Civil Engineer (3)
Salary$46,565 - $107,770  
   
Total Pay$45,053 - $110,576  
[+]Contract Specialist (2)
$31,892 - $88,702  
   
[+]Contract Specialist (2)
Salary$35,737 - $84,432  
   
Total Pay$31,892 - $88,702  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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About This Company

Austin, Texas 

1917


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Jobs

The highest paychecks go to Civil Engineers, who earn approximately $78K, closely trailed by Transportation Engineers (about $60K), Engineering Technicians (around $55K), and Contract Specialists ($54K). Financial compensation for Maintenance Technicians is rather low — only $30K — relative to the rest of the company.

Locations

Median pay is highest in the company's headquarter city of Austin ($56K per year), followed by Mesquite (around $55K), Houston ($55K), and Fort Worth ($54K). High paychecks are not found in Hereford; in fact, at $36K it is one of the worst-paid cities.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $46K. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $53K. The largest fraction of Txdot people (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $59K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $64K. Salaries typically rise to $52K per year for accredited Engineer in Trainings. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) at Txdot — these employees make the most at around $60K annually.

Skills

The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Engineering Design; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $67K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; approximately one-third consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Microstation, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.

Gender

Employees skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Although the firm compensates slightly more than half of workers for vacation days, it only pays one-half of workers for sick time. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Nearly all workers report having health insurance, and a little over a half of workers report having dental coverage. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, a casual working environment, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Txdot

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %
Salary
$43,139 - $62,778
Salary
$35,014 - $58,682
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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