The average salary for a Structural Engineer in San Diego, California is $76,505 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Microsoft Office is associated with high pay for this job.

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MEDIAN: $76,505
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Bonus
$250.00 - $5,057  
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$56,171 - $117,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$29.49  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
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$250.00 - $5,057  
   
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$56,171 - $117,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,360,364
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 34%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$75,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

SAP2000
up arrow 3%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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