Entry-Level Structural Design Engineer Salary

The average Entry-Level Structural Design Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $61K annually. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Structural Design Engineers runs from $48K to $82K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $6K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level Structural Design Engineers survey respondents are men (77 percent).

$50,056 - $81,736
$50K
$61K
$82K
MEDIAN: $61,294
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50%
90%

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$15.89 - $33.02
$16
$28
$33
MEDIAN: $27.75
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$0$82K
Salary $50,056 - $81,736
Bonus $483.09 - $5,973
Profit Sharing $500 - $5,087
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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$48,370 - $82,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 218
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $15.89 - $33.02
Overtime $24.27 - $44.66
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $483.09 - $5,973
Profit Sharing $500 - $5,087
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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$48,370 - $82,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,385

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Structural Design Engineers that is 10 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Structural Design Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+7 percent) and Seattle (+6 percent). Falling short of the national average by 12 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Denver. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Dallas (3 percent lower) and Los Angeles (1 percent lower).

Key Stats for Structural Design Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Structural Design Engineer Salaries

CATIA
▲15%

SAP2000
▲3%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲3%

Project Management
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$62,000

Design
▼2%

Mathcad
▼2%



Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼4%

autodesk autocad
▼5%

Autodesk Revit Structure
▼6%

Autodesk AutoCAD Structural Detailing
▼7%

Autocad Structural Detailing
▼8%

AutoCAD
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 9%
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