Average Salary for Wmata Employees

Compensation for Wmata employees tends to be around $80K per year. What you do at the company is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at Wmata; your experience level has a (lesser) effect as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Wmata
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Civil Engineer (3)
$47,003 - $99,969  
[-]Civil Engineer (3)
Salary$49,525 - $105,261  
Total Pay$47,003 - $99,969  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (2)
$64,638 - $115,036  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (2)
Salary$67,852 - $110,771  
Total Pay$64,638 - $115,036  
[+]Communications Specialist (2)
$40,388 - $95,032  
[+]Communications Specialist (2)
Salary$41,821 - $94,624  
Total Pay$40,388 - $95,032  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $63K. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $86K. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home around $74K annually.


Mechanical Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $97K; Civil Engineers come in second with typical earnings amounting to approximately $63K, and Communications Specialists rank near the top as well ($61K).

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Wmata awards about $77K to these degree-holders.


Skill-wise, employees who report SolidWorks as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $97K on average. One of the more prevalent skills at Wmata is Microsoft Office, with just under one in four considering it a key competency. Risk Management / Risk Control, Internal Audit, and Microsoft Word are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Merely 44 percent at Wmata earn paid vacation and paid sick time. More than a third of workers save for retirement through Wmata's 401(k) plan. Almost all employees receive health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, 401(a), and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Wmata


37 %
63 %
$65,761 - $84,507
$63,023 - $98,661
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
$50,650 - $92,172

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