For Transportation Planners with Technical Writing skills, yearly average wages total $57K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women Transportation Planners with Technical Writing skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Men make up a slight majority of Transportation Planners with Technical Writing skills (50 percent) who responded to the survey. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,966 - $79,198
(Median)
$40K
$57K
$79K
MEDIAN: $57,409
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$18.00 - $55.00
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$18
$24
$55
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,966 - $79,198  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,191  
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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$39,645 - $84,375  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.00 - $55.00  
   
Overtime
$44.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,191  
   
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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$39,645 - $84,375  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Planner

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


For many Transportation Planners with Technical Writing skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $53K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $66K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Transportation Planners with Technical Writing skills make a median salary of $75K. Transportation Planners with Technical Writing skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $128K.

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Experience Affects Transportation Planner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 122%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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