The average salary for a Truss Engineering Designer is $57,794 per year.

$31,627 - $74,961
(Median)
$32K
$58K
$75K
MEDIAN: $57,794
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$13.31 - $24.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,627 - $74,961  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$991  
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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$31,372 - $75,494  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$20.99  
   
Overtime
$25.25  
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
$1,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$991  
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).
)
$31,372 - $75,494  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Job Description for Truss Engineering Designer

Trusses are a crucial component of any house or building. They are involved in the structural components of both floors and roofs. As a truss engineering designer, you will read the architectural prints set forth by the architect and create roof and truss placement layouts to ensure stability. These layouts will always have to conform to regulations, but within them, there are many opportunities for alterations in design. You will use very specific engineering software, which makes sure that whatever you design is accurate and safe. In addition to the design of the trusses, you will be required to be active in the construction of the building and make sure that the design is executed as you wish.

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Truss Engineering Designer Tasks

  • Generate cost estimates for labor, materials, equipment, and permits necessary to complete a project.
  • Read and design blueprints.
  • Generate truss placement layouts for construction.

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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