Truss Designer Salary

A Truss Designer earns an average salary of $44,427 per year. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,904 - $61,827
(Median)
$31K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,427
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50%
90%

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$12.25 - $23.61
(Median)
$12
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,904 - $61,827  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$737 - $2,948  
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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$28,816 - $60,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $23.61  
   
Overtime
$15.15 - $35.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$737 - $2,948  
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).
)
$28,816 - $60,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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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 16%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Truss Designer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 13%

Mitek
up arrow 9%

National Average
$43,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 29%
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