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Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salary

The average pay for a Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges is $63,009 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$51,299 - $93,312
(Median)
$51K
$63K
$93K
MEDIAN: $63,008
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$23.89 - $39.31
(Median)
$24
$30
$39
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$51,299 - $93,312  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,750  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $6,040  
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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$51,659 - $90,204  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$23.89 - $39.31  
   
Overtime
$24.84 - $43.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $6,040  
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).
)
$51,659 - $90,204  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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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 by Experience Level for Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%



National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salaries


Project Management
up arrow 5%

SAP2000
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
0%

Matlab
0%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

Mathcad
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%
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