Structural Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for a Structural Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $71,628 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.

$51,756 - $91,125
$52K
$72K
$91K
MEDIAN: $71,628
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$15.10 - $49.66
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$34
$50
MEDIAN: $34.09
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,756 - $91,125  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $5,918  
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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$50,566 - $96,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $45.84  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$493.16 - $10,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $5,918  
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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$50,566 - $96,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

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

Key Stats for Structural Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲38%

Late-Career
▲23%

▲9%

National Average
$74,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲5%

Mathcad
▲3%

Microsoft Word
▲3%

AutoCAD
▲1%

Engineering Design
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼0%

National Average
$74,000

autodesk autocad
▼1%

SAP2000
▼5%

STAAD
▼6%

Autodesk Revit Structure
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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