Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $70K per year. Overall, the greater share of DCI Engineers folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $60K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($74K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Spokane, Wash. ($62K), Seattle, Wash. (about $59K), and San Diego, Calif. ($57K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is about $60K annually.
Earning $62K per year on average, Structural Design Engineers receive the most money, followed by Structural Engineers (around $58K) and Project Engineers (approximately $57K).
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $62K annually. Engineer in Trainings with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $58K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at DCI Engineers come out on top, and their salaries approach around $62K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Finite Element Analysis; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $70K per year. Folks here also tend to know Engineering Design; on the survey, a strong majority of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Autodesk autocad, SAP2000, and Microsoft Excel are also desirable skills.
DCI Engineers' employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, DCI Engineers has room for improvement — only 22 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. A large number of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage, too. DCI Engineers employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment and a company cell phone.