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Truss Designer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Truss Designer is $44,826 per year.
Truss Designer Salary (?
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$31,005 - $70,439
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MEDIAN: $44,825
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Truss Designer Salary (?
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$12.60 - $25.41
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,005 - $70,439  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,638  
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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$29,526 - $63,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $25.41  
   
Overtime
$11.15 - $37.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,638  
   
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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$29,526 - $63,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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

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Experience Affects Truss Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%
Late-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$43,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Truss Designer Salaries

National Average
$43,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 12%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 25%