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Traffic Engineer Salary (United States)

A Traffic Engineer earns an average salary of $60,268 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Traffic Engineer Salary (?
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$44,437 - $88,563
(Median)
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60K
74K
89K
MEDIAN: $60,268
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Traffic Engineer Salary (?
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$22.28 - $42.94
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$44,437 - $88,563  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,904  
Profit Sharing
$0.08 - $10,728  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,206 - $90,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.28 - $42.94  
   
Overtime
$22.24 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,904  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.08 - $10,728  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$45,206 - $90,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Traffic Engineer

  • Analyze, plan, design, draw, check calculations and oversee highway, rail, and related transportation civil construction projects.

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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

National Average
$61,000
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Experience Affects Traffic Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
Experienced
up arrow 37%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$61,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Traffic Engineer Salaries

National Average
$61,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%