Average Truss Designer Hourly Pay

$18.60
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,988
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$1,028
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Truss Designer is $18.60.
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$12.83
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$18.60
90%
$25.60
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $26
Bonus
$69 - $9,967
Profit Sharing
$550 - $5,817
Commission
$2,900 - $26,700
Total Pay
$29,643 - $65,669
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What Do Truss Designers Do?

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

Job Satisfaction for Truss Designer

3.8 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Truss Designers?

Skills in Engineering Design, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD), Design and Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Truss Designers?

An entry-level Truss Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.52 based on 12 salaries. An early career Truss Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.47 based on 162 salaries. A mid-career Truss Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.05 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Truss Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.46 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Truss Designer in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (27.7% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (20.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (20.0% less), Fort Pierce, Florida (19.4% less) and Orlando, Florida (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 419 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Early Career
38.7%
Mid Career
12.9%
Experienced
25.8%
Late Career
19.8%