Structural Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for a Structural Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $73,196 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.

$58,039 - $89,924
$58K
$73K
$90K
MEDIAN: $73,326
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$22.88 - $50.57
$23
$35
$51
MEDIAN: $35.08
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$0$99K
Salary $58,039 - $89,924
Bonus $973 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $493.16 - $5,960
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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$58,823 - $99,707
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $22.88 - $50.57
Overtime $31.28
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $973 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $493.16 - $5,960
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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$58,823 - $99,707
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Structural Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Structural Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Structural Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 5 salaries. A Structural Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Structural Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲35%

Late-Career
▲21%

▲8%

National Average
$75,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲13%


Mathcad
▲1%

Microsoft Word
▲1%

▼0%


National Average
$75,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼2%


▼5%

▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 4%
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