A Structural Engineer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $69,936 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Finite Element Analysis (FEA). Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$58,555 - $95,993
(Median)
$59K
$70K
$96K
MEDIAN: $69,935
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90%

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$30.78 - $49.28
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$36
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,555 - $95,993  
   
Bonus
$1,546 - $12,883  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $4,848  
Total Pay (?
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$60,112 - $101,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$35.50  
   
Overtime
$29.88 - $55.30  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,546 - $12,883  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $4,848  
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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$60,112 - $101,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 25%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 15%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000

SAP2000
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 7%

AutoDesk
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Matlab
up arrow 12%

Mathcad
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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