Entry-Level Structural Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Structural Engineer is $57,761 per year.
Entry-Level Structural Engineer Total Pay (?
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$46,367 - $72,629
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MEDIAN: $57,761
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Entry-Level Structural Engineer Total Pay (?
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$19.38 - $35.50
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$46,367 - $72,629  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,088  
Profit Sharing
$493.81 - $5,114  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$45,916 - $75,205  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,724
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$19.38 - $35.50  
   
Overtime
$24.03 - $42.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,088  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$493.81 - $5,114  
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).
)
$45,916 - $75,205  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,724
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Gender
Female
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female alumni
 
Male
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Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 9%
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