Transportation Engineer Salary

A Transportation Engineer earns an average salary of $63,753 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$49,926 - $87,534
(Median)
$50K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,753
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$22.89 - $39.92
(Median)
$23
$29
$40
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$49,926 - $87,534  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,903  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $5,051  
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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$49,775 - $87,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 663
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.89 - $39.92  
   
Overtime
$23.34 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,903  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $5,051  
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).
)
$49,775 - $87,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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Job Description for Transportation Engineer

Transportation engineers oversee a variety of engineering assignments related to transportation systems. Their main objective is to ensure that all transportation projects are completed on time and stay within budget. Most of the time, transportation engineers work in the technology, traffic, construction, airport, and railway industries, but they occasionally work in other industries as well. Transportation engineers are responsible for all aspects of transportation project scheduling, planning, and pricing. They also monitor design and planning phases for highways, bridges, traffic controls, and lighting. They gather and analyze engineering data to develop recommendations and reports. Additionally, transportation engineers work with project managers to ensure that all projects are well planned and cost effective.

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Transportation Engineer Tasks

  • 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 Transportation Engineer

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Experience Affects Transportation Engineer Salaries




National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Transportation Engineer Salaries


Engineering Design
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Microstation
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National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
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Bentley
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Word
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InRoads
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Microsoft Excel
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Synchro
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Autocad Civil 3D
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 4%
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