The average pay for a Truss Designer is C$54,074 per year.

C$40,240 - C$71,128
C$40K
C$54K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$54,498
10%
50%
90%
C$15.09 - C$26.36
C$15
C$20
C$26
MEDIAN: C$20.07
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$71K
Salary C$40,240 - C$71,128
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,500
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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).
)
C$35,595 - C$68,314
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$15.09 - C$26.36
Overtime C$35.15
Annual Data C$0C$68K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,500
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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).
)
C$35,595 - C$68,314
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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.

Read More...

Truss Designer Tasks

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

Truss Designer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Truss Designer

Pay by Experience for a Truss Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Truss Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Truss Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Truss Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 21 salaries. A Truss Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 8 salaries.

Truss Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Truss Designer?

Truss Designer in Ottawa:
"Creating estimates. Calibrating Lasers. Odd Deliveries."
Pros: You deal with something new everyday. You don't have to break your back doing it. Comfortable environment.
Cons:

Truss Designer in London:
Company catering to city tract builders. Management jeprodizing quality for mass production. Customers not satisfied with designs we are instructed to use. No time allowed to double check work.

Truss Designer in Calgary:
"Overworked."
Pros: Designing structures, and problem solving.
Cons: Lack of support from management.

Key Stats for Truss Designer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Truss Designer Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
C$51,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 23%