How much does a Highway Engineer make in the United States? The average Highway Engineer salary in the United States is $100,080 as of December 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $89,256 and $112,194. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $89,256 10% $79,401 90% $123,224 75% $112,194 $100,080 50%(Median)
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Highway Design Engineer

Human Capital Pursuit - Dumbarton, VA

Highway Design Engineer

Human Capital Pursuit - East Highland Park, VA

Civil Project Engineer, Transportation

Rummel Klepper and Kahl, - Fairfax, VA

Highway Design Engineer

Human Capital Pursuit - Lakeside, VA

What is a Highway Engineer ?

Highway engineering is an engineering discipline branching from civil engineering that involves the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of roads, bridges, and tunnels to ensure safe and effective transportation of people and goods. Highway engineering became prominent towards the latter half of the 20th Century after World War II. Standards of highway engineering are continuously being improved. Highway engineers must take into account future traffic flows, design of highway intersections/interchanges, geometric alignment and design, highway pavement materials and design...

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Job Openings for Highway Engineer
Human Capital Pursuit - Montrose , VA
We are conducting a search for a Highway Design Engineer for a firm in the Hartford area This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a stable and well respected firm and add to your career. Highway ...
Monster - 10 days ago
RK&K - Virginia Beach , VA
Familiar with highway design processes, highway engineering principals/practices, highway design project management, highway processes/practices Other Duties Please note this job description is not ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 67 days ago
Serve as lead engineer/designer as needed * Understand Highway Design Standards, and other highway design manuals and guidelines * Produce construction documents, specifications, and construction ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 31 days ago
RK&K - Newport News , VA
Serve as lead engineer/designer as needed * Understand Highway Design Standards, and other highway design manuals and guidelines * Produce construction documents, specifications, and construction ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 31 days ago
Serve as lead engineer/designer as needed * Understand Highway Design Standards, and other highway design manuals and guidelines * Produce construction documents, specifications, and construction ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 31 days ago
RK&K - Virginia Beach , VA
Serve as lead engineer/designer as needed * Understand Highway Design Standards, and other highway design manuals and guidelines * Produce construction documents, specifications, and construction ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 31 days ago

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Skills associated with Highway Engineer: Design