Traffic Engineer Salary (United States)

A Traffic Engineer earns an average salary of $59,819 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 Total Pay (?
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$45,305 - $87,605
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74K
88K
MEDIAN: $59,818
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Traffic Engineer Total Pay (?
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$23.45 - $41.30
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,305 - $87,605  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
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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$46,122 - $89,061  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.45 - $41.30  
   
Overtime
$23.87 - $52.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
   
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).
)
$46,122 - $89,061  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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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
Baltimore
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$61,000
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Experience Affects Traffic Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$61,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Traffic Engineer Salaries

National Average
$61,000
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 38 votes.
Gender
Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 4%
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