Median pay for Mid-Career Senior Structural Engineers is around $87K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Senior Structural Engineers, overall income ranges from $72K near the bottom to $108K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Mid-Career Senior Structural Engineers (82 percent) survey respondents are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,654 - $102,769
(Median)
$71K
$87K
$100K
MEDIAN: $87,079
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$38.39 - $60.00
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$38
$43
$60
MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,654 - $102,769  
   
Bonus
$495.96 - $10,032  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,426  
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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$71,969 - $108,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$38.39 - $60.00  
   
Overtime
$33.91 - $67.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$495.96 - $10,032  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,426  
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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$71,969 - $108,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $90,569

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For Mid-Career Senior Structural Engineers, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Senior Structural Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+2 percent). Falling short of the national average by 3 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Chicago.

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Skills That Affect Senior Structural Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
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Engineering Design
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Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
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Project Management
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National Average
$91,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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