Average Transportation Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Transportation Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $67,823.
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$55k - $91k
$102 - $5k
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$502 - $3k
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$54k - $92k

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Job Description for Transportation Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Transportation Engineer are from the companies Aecom Corporation, HDR, Inc. and Stantec. Reported salaries are highest at HDR, Inc. where the average pay is $77,075. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Connecticut Department of Transportation and Stantec, earning around $76,418 and $75,250, respectively. Aecom Corporation pays the lowest at around $65,000. Aecom Technology Group, Inc. and Caltrans also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,407 and $71,500, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Transportation Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Bentley MicroStation.

Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Engineer

An entry-level Transportation Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,933 based on 89 salaries. An early career Transportation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,912 based on 275 salaries. A mid-career Transportation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,545 based on 175 salaries. An experienced Transportation Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,549 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,257.
Employees with Transportation Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (11.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (8.8% less), Orlando, Florida (1.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.3% less).

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