How much does a Transportation Engineer II make in the United States? The average Transportation Engineer II salary in the United States is $81,106 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $73,579 and $89,427. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Transportation Engineer II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Transportation Engineer II Salary $66,725 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Transportation Engineer II Salary $73,579 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Transportation Engineer II Salary $81,106 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Transportation Engineer II Salary $89,427 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Transportation Engineer II Salary $97,003 US April 24, 2024
25% $73,579 10% $66,725 90% $97,003 75% $89,427 $81,106 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Transportation Engineer II need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Planning: An act or process of making or carrying out plans. Establishment of goals, policies, and procedures for a social or economic unit city planning business planning.

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Carpentry: Carpentry is a skilled trade and a craft in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc. Carpenters traditionally worked with natural wood and did the rougher work such as framing, but today many other materials are also used and sometimes the finer trades of cabinetmaking and furniture building are considered carpentry. In the United States, 98.5% of carpenters are male, and it was the fourth most male-dominated occupation in the country in 1999. In 2006 in the United States, there were about 1.5 million carpentry positions. Carpenters are usually the first tradesmen on a job and the last to leave. Carpenters normally framed post-and-beam buildings until the end of the 19th century; now this old fashioned carpentry is called timber framing. Carpenters learn this trade by being employed through an apprenticeship training—normally 4 years—and qualify by successfully completing that country's competence test in places such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia and South Africa. It is also common that the skill can be learned by gaining work experience other than a formal training program, which may be the case in many places.

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Design Engineering: Creating a system, component, or process to develop new products and systems.

Planning 8.5%
Carpentry 2.36%
Design Engineering 1.14%
Others 88%

Job Description for Transportation Engineer II

Transportation Engineer II is responsible for the design and planning of transportation facilities and projects. May propose changes to existing roadways to improve the flow of traffic. Being a Transportation Engineer II ensures compliance with government standards and regulations. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty or in a related area. Additionally, Transportation Engineer II typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Transportation Engineer II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Transportation Engineer II

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Transportation Engineer II, the first career path typically starts with a Civil Engineer III position, and then Civil Engineer IV.

The second career path typically starts with a Structural Engineer III position, and then progresses to Structural Engineer IV.

Additionally, the third career path typically starts with a Transportation Engineer III position, and then progresses to Transportation Engineer IV.

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Transportation Engineer II salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Transportation Engineer II, the highest Transportation Engineer II salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Transportation Engineer II salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Transportation Engineer II salary is in Miami, FL, where the Transportation Engineer II salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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