Truss Designer Salary

A Truss Designer earns an average salary of $44,836 per year. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,676 - $61,783
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,835
10%
50%
90%

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$12.56 - $24.17
(Median)
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,676 - $61,783  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,698  
Profit Sharing
$763  
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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$28,835 - $60,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.56 - $24.17  
   
Overtime
$15.03 - $37.58  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,698  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$763  
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).
)
$28,835 - $60,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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

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

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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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Experience Affects Truss Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%


Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Truss Designer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 14%

Mitek
up arrow 8%

National Average
$43,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 10%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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