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Average Salary for Wmata Employees

Employees at Wmata make $77K annually on average. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for Wmata workers, followed by what you do at the company. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Wmata typically pays:
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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $60K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Wmata for between five and 10 years earn $87K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $75K per year on average.


Bringing in the most money are Mechanical Engineers — their earnings average $97K annually. Civil Engineers are a close second at about $68K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $100K annually. The best paid folks at Wmata have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $80K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Windows Operating System General Use; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $109K annually. Microsoft Office is a popular skill in the Wmata workforce; approximately one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Program Management, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

Just 35 percent receive paid time off. Just over two-fifths of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For the vast majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, 401(a), and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Wmata


36 %
64 %
$52,571 - $81,389
$69,810 - $116,351
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
$58,498 - $115,951
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