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.
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.
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.
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.