Truss Designer Salary

A Truss Designer earns an average salary of $45,915 per year. A skill in Mitek is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,622 - $61,941
$30K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $45,556
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50%
90%

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$12.63 - $24.56
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,622 - $61,941  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$2,025  
Commission
$5,500  
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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$28,984 - $61,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.63 - $24.56  
   
Overtime
$17.73 - $37.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,025  
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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$28,984 - $61,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 117

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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

Pay by Experience for a Truss Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Truss Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 84 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Truss Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Truss Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 95 salaries. A Truss Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 52 salaries.

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Key Stats for Truss Designer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Truss Designer Salaries

▲21%

▲14%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$43,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Truss Designer Salaries

Mitek
▲52%



National Average
$43,000


AutoCAD
▼3%

autodesk autocad
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 31%
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