Entry-Level Structural Design Engineer Salary

An average Entry-Level Structural Design Engineer can expect to take home roughly $61K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Structural Design Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $48K and $79K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $6K and $5K, respectively. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Entry-Level Structural Design Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Structural Design Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance.

$49,928 - $78,441
$50K
$61K
$78K
MEDIAN: $60,767
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50%
90%

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$15.38 - $32.19
$15
$28
$32
MEDIAN: $27.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$49,928 - $78,441  
   
Bonus
$486.29 - $5,888  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $5,034  
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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$48,156 - $79,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.38 - $32.19  
   
Overtime
$24.16 - $44.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$486.29 - $5,888  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $5,034  
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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$48,156 - $79,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,623

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Entry-Level Structural Design Engineers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 12 percent. Entry-Level Structural Design Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+9 percent) and Seattle (+7 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Denver, 11 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Structural Design Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
9%
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Skills That Affect Structural Design Engineer Salaries

CATIA
▲16%

SAP2000
▲4%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲4%

Project Management
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

National Average
$62,000

Design
▼1%

Mathcad
▼1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼2%


autodesk autocad
▼3%


Autodesk Revit Structure
▼5%

Autodesk AutoCAD Structural Detailing
▼6%

Autocad Structural Detailing
▼7%

AutoCAD
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 10%
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