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Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salary (United States)

A Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges earns an average salary of $63,753 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salary (?
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$50,661 - $88,833
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $63,753
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Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salary (?
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$24.06 - $38.75
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,661 - $88,833  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $5,817  
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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$51,408 - $87,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$24.06 - $38.75  
   
Overtime
$24.45 - $43.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
   
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $5,817  
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).
)
$51,408 - $87,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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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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$64,000
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges Salaries

Project Management
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Microstation
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Matlab
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Engineering Design
0%
Microsoft Excel
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$64,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
SAP2000
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Windows Operating System General Use
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AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 4%