How much does a Transportation Engineer make?

Updated Jun 16, 2021

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$77,553 /yr
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913 salaries

$59K

Low

$78K

Average

$102K

High

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The national average salary for a Transportation Engineer is $77,553 in United States. Filter by location to see Transportation Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 913 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Transportation Engineer employees.

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AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Transportation Engineer

$87,190

 /yr
Range: $61K - $132K
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$61K

$132K

$60,945 - $131,772 Range

Maryland State Highway Administration
3.6

Maryland State Highway Administration

Transportation Engineer

$74,603

 /yr
Range: $51K - $95K

$51K

$95K

$50,825 - $94,969 Range

HDR
4

HDR

Transportation Engineer

$83,844

 /yr
Range: $61K - $135K

$61K

$135K

$61,442 - $135,135 Range

Fehr & Peers
3

Fehr & Peers

Transportation Engineer

$78,762

 /yr
Range: $69K - $97K

$69K

$97K

$69,418 - $96,568 Range

URS Corporation
3.1

URS Corporation

Transportation Engineer

$79,255

 /yr
Range: $61K - $102K

$61K

$102K

$60,526 - $102,176 Range

Stantec
3.8

Stantec

Transportation Engineer

$86,954

 /yr
Range: $60K - $104K

$60K

$104K

$60,348 - $103,879 Range

Washington State Department of Transportation
4.1

Washington State Department of Transportation

Transportation Engineer

$74,975

 /yr
Range: $65K - $93K

$65K

$93K

$64,754 - $92,638 Range

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North Carolina Department of Transportation
3.5

North Carolina Department of Transportation

Transportation Engineer

$62,842

 /yr
Range: $43K - $85K

$43K

$85K

$43,110 - $85,263 Range

RS&H
4.1

RS&H

Transportation Engineer

$80,332

 /yr
Range: $62K - $142K

$62K

$142K

$61,969 - $141,721 Range

VHB
4.1

VHB

Transportation Engineer

$80,659

 /yr
Range: $60K - $112K

$60K

$112K

$59,937 - $111,843 Range

Kimley-Horn
4

Kimley-Horn

Transportation Engineer

$85,246

 /yr
Range: $64K - $126K

$64K

$126K

$63,728 - $125,930 Range

Jacobs
3.8

Jacobs

Transportation Engineer

$74,991

 /yr
Range: $67K - $91K

$67K

$91K

$66,542 - $91,485 Range

CH2M
3.5

CH2M

Transportation Engineer

$91,766

 /yr
Range: $82K - $157K

$82K

$157K

$82,438 - $156,508 Range

Parsons Brinckerhoff
3.1

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Transportation Engineer

$80,420

 /yr
Range: $69K - $108K

$69K

$108K

$68,913 - $107,721 Range

T.Y. Lin International
3.7

T.Y. Lin International

Transportation Engineer

$91,780

 /yr
Range: $66K - $114K

$66K

$114K

$66,153 - $114,266 Range

Gresham Smith
3.9

Gresham Smith

Transportation Engineer

$75,754

 /yr
Range: $61K - $136K

$61K

$136K

$60,576 - $135,944 Range

Parsons Corporation
3.9

Parsons Corporation

Transportation Engineer

$80,289

 /yr
Range: $68K - $98K

$68K

$98K

$67,549 - $97,826 Range

TxDOT
3.9

TxDOT

Transportation Engineer

$80,113

 /yr
Range: $57K - $220K

$57K

$220K

$57,404 - $220,481 Range

Gannett Fleming
4.2

Gannett Fleming

Transportation Engineer

$84,018

 /yr
Range: $67K - $215K

$67K

$215K

$66,914 - $214,637 Range

Dewberry
4

Dewberry

Transportation Engineer

$74,950

 /yr
Range: $68K - $104K

$68K

$104K

$67,653 - $103,517 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent transportation engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$98,000
per year
A Transportation Engineer in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$127,000
per year
A Transportation Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $127,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$62,000
per year
A Traffic Engineer in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $62,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Traffic Technician in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$77,100
per year
A Traffic Engineer in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $77,100 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Transportation Engineer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
A Traffic Analyst in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $25 per hour
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A Transportation Engineer in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$83,000
per year
A Traffic Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $83,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
An Information Highway Technician in the Washington, NC Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, NC Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
College / University