The average salary for a Truss Designer is $43,164 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Truss Designer Total Pay (?
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$30,664 - $59,742
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MEDIAN: $43,164
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Truss Designer Total Pay (?
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$12.57 - $21.84
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,664 - $59,742  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
Total Pay (?
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$29,425 - $57,183  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.57 - $21.84  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $31.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
   
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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$29,425 - $57,183  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 149
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Job Description for Truss Designer
  • Generate truss placement layouts for construction.
  • Design, quote and prepare drawings for trusses using AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Truss Designer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Truss Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$41,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Truss Designer Salaries

Mitek
up arrow 8%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
National Average
$41,000
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 11%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 19 votes.
Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 26%
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