Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salary

A Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges earns an average salary of $68,604 per year. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$54,607 - $101,758
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MEDIAN: $68,604
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$26.19 - $46.05
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,607 - $101,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,170  
Profit Sharing
$561 - $7,603  
Total Pay (?
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$54,911 - $103,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$26.19 - $46.05  
   
Overtime
$26.67 - $50.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,170  
   
Profit Sharing
$561 - $7,603  
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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$54,911 - $103,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges

Structural engineers who work with roads and bridges are also often known as civil engineers. Structural engineers are responsible for overseeing structural design and analyzing existing structures for safety. They ensure that the bridges and roads can support necessary loads (such as cars, trucks, and trains) without excessive stress or degradation. They are also responsible for determining the load-bearing of a structure during environmental changes such as hot and cold seasons, excessive wind, or natural disasters such as earthquakes (with needs varying depending on geographic location).

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Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Tasks

  • Researches and analyzes maps, blueprints, photos, charts, and other data to plan projects.
  • Gathers information to prepare and present reports on project topics.
  • Manages and directs staff at project site.
  • Performs engineering duties; plan, design and oversee the construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, and other structures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges

Pay by Experience for a Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges has a positive trend. An entry-level Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 20 salaries. A Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,937

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Key Stats for Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

▲39%

▲10%

National Average
$70,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salaries




▲4%


National Average
$70,000



▼2%

▼5%

▼10%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼11%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼11%

STAAD
▼13%

Mathcad
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 7%