Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $49K annually on average. The largest fraction of Txdot people (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $43K per year on average.
Civil Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $56K annually; Transportation Engineers, Civil Engineering Assistants, and Construction Inspectors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $56K, around $49K, and approximately $46K, respectively. Office Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $37K.
Residents of the company's headquarter city of Austin, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $56K per year; other top-paying cities include Houston, Texas ($51K) and San Antonio, Texas (about $40K).
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders earn $79K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified Professional Engineer certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $61K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, Txdot pays those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) the most — $50K.
When it comes to skills, Bentley CAD Software seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $67K annually. A common skill in Txdot's work force is Microsoft Excel; two in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Microstation, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only a fifth of respondents receiving paid vacation and two-fifths of respondents receiving paid sick days. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a 403(b) plan. For nearly all employees, benefits include health insurance, and close to one-half get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.