Traffic Engineer

Traffic Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$86,000
$60,000
Min 10%
$86,000
Median 50%
$123,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Arup Group
Highest Paying City
Los Angeles, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a traffic engineer make?
The national average salary for a Traffic Engineer in the U.S. is $86,355 annually or $41.52 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $123,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $60,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Traffic Engineers are Professional companies and Construction companies. States with the highest Traffic Engineer salaries include Alaska, California, New Jersey, District of Columbia, and Louisiana. The typical tenure for a Traffic Engineer is 3.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$78,430

Average Traffic Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Traffic Engineer in the United States is $86,355 per year or $41.52 per hour. The top city when it comes to Traffic Engineer salaries is Los Angeles, CA at $101,903 per year. The average starting salary in Los Angeles, CA for Traffic Engineers is $66,000. Alaska, California, New Jersey, District of Columbia, and Louisiana are the states with the highest payscale for Traffic Engineers. Georgia, Wisconsin, Montana, South Dakota, and Idaho are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Los Angeles, CA
$101,903
2
Washington, DC
$95,503
3
Austin, TX
$93,626
4
Commack, NY
$93,247
5
Arlington, VA
$90,591

Average Traffic Engineer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Traffic Engineer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Traffic Engineers are Professional companies and Construction companies. Traffic Engineers at Arup Group and Pinterest report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Science Applications International ... or CWC Logistics, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Traffic Engineers.

Average Traffic Engineer Pay By Industry

Wages for Traffic Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Telecommunication companies, Construction companies, and Retail companies pay higher-than-average wages for Traffic Engineers. Telecommunication companies pay their Traffic Engineers the highest wages, averaging $92,448 per year. Construction companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $90,946 and $88,882, respectively. The average salary for Traffic Engineers in the Technology industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $78,890.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$92,448
2
Construction
$90,946
3
Retail
$88,882
4
Utilities
$86,695
5
Professional
$86,170

Recently Added Traffic Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
State of Arizona
Traffic Engineer
01/30/2020
$57,688
Traffic Engineer
01/27/2020
$62,726
Virginia.gov
Traffic Engineer
01/27/2020
$62,726
City of El Paso
Traffic Engineer
01/23/2020
$79,968
01/20/2020
$98,134
Adecco Staffing
Traffic Engineer
01/14/2020
$50,000
Randstad
Traffic Engineer
01/09/2020
$75,000
City of Pueblo
Traffic Engineer
12/30/2019
$43,377
Selectek
Traffic Engineer
12/27/2019
$60,000
City of El Paso
Traffic Engineer
12/27/2019
$79,968
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