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Stress Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Stress Engineer is $71,103 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.
Stress Engineer Salary (?
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$54,305 - $102,357
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MEDIAN: $71,103
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Stress Engineer Salary (?
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$27.80 - $74.61
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MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,305 - $102,357  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,649  
Profit Sharing
$604 - $18,376  
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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$55,708 - $126,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$27.80 - $74.61  
   
Overtime
$25.76 - $97.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,649  
   
Profit Sharing
$604 - $18,376  
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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$55,708 - $126,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Stress Engineer

A stress engineer specializes in analyzing the effects of stress or strain on a structure, which may be caused by gravity, air pressure, or another physical force. Stress engineers are most commonly hired in such fields as aerodynamics, flight, and space travel; in these fields, they typically assess which designs and materials are best suited to minimize the negative effects of stress on a craft as it performs its intended purpose.
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Stress Engineer Tasks
  • Develop, create, and implement test procedures.
  • Create stress analysis packages including stress notes, formal certification reports, and design changes.
  • Perform structural analysis and analyze structural engineering data.
  • Provide input for improvement of department procedures, controls, flows and systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Stress Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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Everett
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National Average
$75,000
Wichita
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Experience Affects Stress Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%
Experienced
up arrow 35%
National Average
$75,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Stress Engineer Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 4%
Engineering Design
0%
CATIA
0%
National Average
$75,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%