The average pay for a Structural Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $73,536 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$52,711 - $98,113
(Median)
$53K
$74K
$98K
MEDIAN: $73,536
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90%

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$15.21 - $49.32
(Median)
$15
$32
$49
MEDIAN: $31.00
10%
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,711 - $98,113  
   
Bonus
$986 - $17,817  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$51,690 - $106,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $44.86  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $17,817  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$51,690 - $106,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Late-Career
up arrow 22%


National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Mathcad
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

National Average
$75,000

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 3%

SAP2000
up arrow 4%

STAAD
up arrow 11%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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