A Truss Designer earns an average wage of $18.04 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Mitek and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD).

$29,990 - $63,446
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MEDIAN: $45,101
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$12.61 - $24.54
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MEDIAN: $18.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,990 - $63,446  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$750  
Commission
$11,000  
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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$29,030 - $63,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.61 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$17.93 - $37.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
   
Commission
$11,000  
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$29,030 - $63,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113

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Job Description for Truss Designer

A truss designer designs and creates layouts for roofs and floors for consumers, and generally works with architects and engineers to discuss whether new designs are feasible. Some positions will involve developing standard designs that can be sold to customers, while others involve interacting directly with customers to determine their needs and create custom designs. They may also be responsible for purchasing needed materials for projects.

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Truss Designer Tasks

  • Design, quote and prepare drawings for trusses using AutoCAD.
  • Generate truss placement layouts for construction.

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Pay by Experience Level for Truss Designer

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

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Key Stats for Truss Designer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
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Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Truss Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Truss Designer Salaries

Mitek
up arrow 52%


Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 10%

National Average
$43,000


AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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