A Structural Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $73,069 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Autocad 2000i and Microsoft Office. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$51,360 - $110,558
(Median)
$51K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,068
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$18.53 - $63.11
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$19
$39
$63
MEDIAN: $39.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,360 - $110,558  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,135  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $7,734  
Total Pay (?
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$50,547 - $119,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.53 - $63.11  
   
Overtime
$20.73 - $55.44  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,135  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $7,734  
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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$50,547 - $119,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 63%



National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Autocad 2000i
up arrow 26%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Mathcad
up arrow 9%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 9%

up arrow 6%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

ANSYS
up arrow 3%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 3%

AutoDesk
up arrow 3%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

SAP2000
up arrow 3%


autodesk autocad
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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