A Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges earns an average salary of $66,715 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.

$53,003 - $98,804
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$53K
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MEDIAN: $66,715
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$22.15 - $44.45
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$53,003 - $98,804  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,170  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $11,635  
Total Pay (?
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$53,187 - $99,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.15 - $44.45  
   
Overtime
$26.48 - $53.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,170  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $11,635  
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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$53,187 - $99,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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

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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,689

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salaries




SAP2000
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Engineering Design
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Microsoft Office
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Microstation
0%

National Average
$68,000

autodesk autocad
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Matlab
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
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STAAD
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Mathcad
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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