The average Mid-Career Senior Structural Engineer earns approximately $87K per year. Total cash earnings of Mid-Career Senior Structural Engineers range from $72K on the low end to $109K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $21K, respectively. Male Mid-Career Senior Structural Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$70,700 - $103,088
$71K
$87K
$100K
MEDIAN: $86,815
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$38.32 - $65.97
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$44
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MEDIAN: $43.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,700 - $103,088  
   
Bonus
$492.44 - $10,163  
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $20,608  
Total Pay (?
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$72,485 - $109,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$38.32 - $65.97  
   
Overtime
$33.41 - $68.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$492.44 - $10,163  
   
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $20,608  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$72,485 - $109,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $90,345

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Surpassing the national average by 8 percent, Mid-Career Senior Structural Engineers in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Senior Structural Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+6 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Chicago, 3 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Senior Structural Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
069
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%
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Skills That Affect Senior Structural Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
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Engineering Design
0%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
0%

Project Management
0%

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National Average
$90,000

AutoCAD
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ANSYS Simulation Software
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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