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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Transportation Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$98,770 / yrTotal Pay
$64,894 / yrBase Pay
$33,876 / yrAdditional Pay

$98,770

 / yr
$47K$401K
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The estimated total pay for a Transportation Engineer is $98,770 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $64,894 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $33,876 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Transportation Engineer?

Some related job titles are Assistant Transportation Engineer Salaries with median pay of $75,939, Transportation/Traffic Engineer Salaries with median pay of $76,042, Transportation Analyst Salaries with median pay of $71,171, Transportation Engineer, Civil Salaries with median pay of $117,759.

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Caltrans
4.1

Caltrans

Transportation Engineer

$95,650

 /yr
Range: $50K - $141K

$50K

$141K

$50,000 - $141,309 Range

AECOM
3.8

AECOM

Transportation Engineer

$95,584

 /yr
Range: $68K - $133K

$68K

$133K

$68,248 - $132,880 Range

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Maryland Department of Transportation
3.5

$80,123

 /yr
Range: $55K - $103K

$55K

$103K

$54,879 - $102,544 Range

HDR
4.0

HDR

Transportation Engineer

$89,576

 /yr
Range: $69K - $115K

$69K

$115K

$69,007 - $114,703 Range

Fehr & Peers
3.2

Fehr & Peers

Transportation Engineer

$81,017

 /yr
Range: $65K - $135K

$65K

$135K

$65,353 - $135,000 Range

URS Corporation
3.1

URS Corporation

Transportation Engineer

$86,559

 /yr
Range: $74K - $111K

$74K

$111K

$74,010 - $110,971 Range

VHB
4.3

VHB

Transportation Engineer

$84,004

 /yr
Range: $65K - $125K

$65K

$125K

$64,717 - $124,818 Range

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Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Transportation Engineer

$82,604

 /yr
Range: $72K - $108K

$72K

$108K

$71,644 - $108,397 Range

Stantec
3.9

Stantec

Transportation Engineer

$91,620

 /yr
Range: $74K - $100K

$74K

$100K

$73,704 - $100,181 Range

RS&H
4.3

RS&H

Transportation Engineer

$97,202

 /yr
Range: $76K - $113K

$76K

$113K

$76,000 - $112,964 Range

HNTB
4.0

HNTB

Transportation Engineer

$89,562

 /yr
Range: $70K - $116K

$70K

$116K

$69,679 - $115,836 Range

Arcadis
4.0

Arcadis

Transportation Engineer

$75,992

 /yr
Range: $67K - $112K

$67K

$112K

$66,999 - $111,910 Range

TxDOT
3.7

TxDOT

Transportation Engineer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $61K - $112K

$61K

$112K

$60,838 - $111,586 Range

Gorove/Slade Associates
4.1

Gorove/Slade Associates

Transportation Engineer

$79,157

 /yr
Range: $71K - $96K

$71K

$96K

$70,784 - $96,383 Range

Parsons Brinckerhoff
3.1

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Transportation Engineer

$85,542

 /yr
Range: $66K - $113K

$66K

$113K

$66,441 - $112,933 Range

Washington State Department of Transportation
3.7

$81,720

 /yr
Range: $74K - $114K

$74K

$114K

$73,775 - $113,746 Range

Kimley-Horn
4.0

Kimley-Horn

Transportation Engineer

$98,894

 /yr
Range: $72K - $136K

$72K

$136K

$72,241 - $135,973 Range

DKS Associates
4.4

DKS Associates

Transportation Engineer

$94,989

 /yr
Range: $63K - $129K

$63K

$129K

$62,902 - $129,257 Range

Greenman-Pedersen
4.2

Greenman-Pedersen

Transportation Engineer

$84,773

 /yr
Range: $73K - $112K

$73K

$112K

$73,169 - $112,234 Range

Arizona Department of Transportation
3.7

$85,844

 /yr
Range: $71K - $97K

$71K

$97K

$70,796 - $97,296 Range

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$24

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9 days ago by a Transportation Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Traffic Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$36

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Train Conductor with 10 to 14 years of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Roadway Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Transportation Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Transportation Engineer, Civil with 4 to 6 years of experience

$82,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Transportation Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr

14 days ago by a Project Transportation Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$63,003

/yrAvg Base Salary

16 days ago by a Transportation Designer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$111,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

17 days ago by a Transportation Engineer, Civil with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Transportation Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Transportation Engineer is $78,895 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Transportation Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 971 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Transportation Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Transportation Engineer in United States is $103,470 per year.

The lowest salary for a Transportation Engineer in United States is $60,156 per year.

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