Median pay for Traffic Engineers with Engineering Design skills lies in the neighborhood of $68K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Male Traffic Engineers with Engineering Design skills are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 67 percent of professionals. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$51,759 - $91,873
$52K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $68,124
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$23.22 - $40.78
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MEDIAN: $29.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$51,759 - $91,873  
   
Bonus
$200.89 - $7,640  
Profit Sharing
$2,492  
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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$51,852 - $92,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.22 - $40.78  
   
Overtime
$24.51 - $53.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$200.89 - $7,640  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,492  
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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$51,852 - $92,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Engineer

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


For many Traffic Engineers with Engineering Design skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $59K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $78K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Traffic Engineers with Engineering Design skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $84K. Traffic Engineers with Engineering Design skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $89K.

Key Stats for Traffic Engineer

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Traffic Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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