Transportation Engineer Salary

A Transportation Engineer earns an average salary of $63,566 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Geopak and Project Management.
Read More
$50,251 - $88,045
(Median)
$50K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,566
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$22.87 - $39.48
(Median)
$23
$29
$39
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,251 - $88,045  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $5,059  
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).
)
$50,299 - $87,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 734
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.87 - $39.48  
   
Overtime
$23.11 - $46.33  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $5,059  
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).
)
$50,299 - $87,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 168
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

Transportation Engineer Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Transportation Engineer


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Transportation Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Transportation Engineer

Popular Skills for Transportation Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Engineer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,994

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Transportation Engineer Salaries




National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Transportation Engineer Salaries

Geopak
up arrow 27%


Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microstation
up arrow 1%

Bentley
0%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

InRoads
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Synchro
up arrow 3%



GeoPack
up arrow 8%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 4%
ADVERTISEMENT