The average salary for a Structural Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $70,066 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Mathcad, Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Finite Element Analysis (FEA).

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MEDIAN: $32.00
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Bonus
$500 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$6,098  
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$48,858 - $100,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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$16.64 - $42.25  
   
Overtime
$30.97  
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$500 - $10,000  
   
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$6,098  
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$48,858 - $100,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

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

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 96%

Experienced
up arrow 24%


National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Mathcad
up arrow 33%

Project Management
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 12%


SAP2000
up arrow 4%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 4%

Matlab
0%

ANSYS Simulation Software
0%

National Average
$71,000

ANSYS
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

AutoDesk
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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