Stress Engineer Salary

Male Stress Engineers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $77K annually in the United States. Career duration is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and geography are driving factors as well. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction for Stress Engineers is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,862 - $122,295
$61K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,118
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$25.76 - $58.17
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$58
MEDIAN: $35.37
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$0$122K
Salary $60,862 - $122,295
Bonus $966 - $5,144
Profit Sharing $3,931
Total Pay (?
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$61,512 - $122,150
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 149
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $25.76 - $58.17
Overtime $27.90 - $56.52
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $966 - $5,144
Profit Sharing $3,931
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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$61,512 - $122,150
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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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

  • Perform structural analysis and analyze structural engineering data.
  • Provide input for improvement of department procedures, controls, flows and systems.
  • Develop, create, and implement test procedures.
  • Create stress analysis packages including stress notes, formal certification reports, and design changes.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Stress Engineer


Stress Engineers flock to The Boeing Company for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $103K lead the pack in compensation.

Pay for Stress Engineers is the lowest at Quest Global, which has a median salary of $64K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $85K.

Pay by Experience Level for Stress Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Stress Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Stress Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 97 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Stress Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Stress Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 27 salaries. A Stress Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,342

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Stress Engineers, busy Seattle offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 33 percent above the national average. Stress Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+15 percent) and Everett (+7 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Diego, 15 percent below the national average.

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Key Stats for Stress Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Stress Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲58%

▲34%

▲10%

National Average
$78,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Stress Engineer Salaries

National Average
$78,000

CATIA
▼5%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 9%
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