The average salary for a Traffic Engineer is $68,730.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Traffic Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Traffic Engineer are from the companies HDR, Inc., Aecom Corporation and WSP Global Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at American Structurepoint, Inc. where the average pay is $85,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Arcadis, Inc. and WSP Global Inc., earning around $83,750 and $76,374, respectively. Graef Anhalt Schloemer pays the lowest at around $56,119. Aecom Corporation and HDR, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $63,341 and $65,666, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Traffic Engineers?
Skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Technical Analysis and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bentley MicroStation.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Engineers?
An entry-level Traffic Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,962 based on 53 salaries. An early career Traffic Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,038 based on 294 salaries. A mid-career Traffic Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,160 based on 157 salaries. An experienced Traffic Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,062 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,469.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Traffic Engineer in their job title in Orlando, Florida earn an average of 27.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana (10.6% more) and New York, New York (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (8.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.0% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (3.6% less).
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