$48,065
Avg. Salary
$18.43
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,993

Bonus

$900

Profit Sharing

$6,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Truss Designer is $18.43 per hour.

The average pay for a Truss Designer is $48,065 per year.

10%
$12.89
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$18.43
50%
$25.39
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MEDIAN $18.43
10%
$32k
10%
$48k
50%
$66k
90%
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MEDIAN $48,065
$32,236 - $66,125
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$66K
MEDIAN: $48,065
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$0$66K
Salary $32,236 - $66,125
Bonus $0.00 - $9,971
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,535
Commission $0.00 - $39,453
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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$29,413 - $64,581
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 206
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $12.89 - $25.39
Overtime $19.02 - $37.73
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,971
Commission $0.00 - $39,453
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,535
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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$29,413 - $64,581
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 254

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.

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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 $36,000 based on 84 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 $46,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Truss Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 95 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 $52,000 based on 52 salaries.

Truss Designer Reviews

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

Truss Designer in Plattsburgh:
"Cold."
Pros: It's nice in the spring and summer.
Cons: Winters are terrible.

Truss Designer in Houston:
"Learn it all."
Make time to learn all components in truss design; I joist, floor, wall panel and roof. Also learn both Mitek and Alpine. The more you know the more you make.

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Key Stats for Truss Designer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Truss Designer Salaries

▲16%

▲9%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$45,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Truss Designer Salaries

Mitek
▲46%



National Average
$45,000


AutoCAD
▼7%

autodesk autocad
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 35%