Structural Engineer with STAAD Skills Salary

For Structural Engineers with STAAD skills, yearly average wages total $68K annually. The range in cash compensation to Structural Engineers with STAAD skills ($53K to $96K) includes potential earnings of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the main element affecting pay for this group — career length and the specific company are driving factors as well. Men account for the majority of Structural Engineers with STAAD skills who responded to the questionnaire — 89 percent to be exact. Most Structural Engineers with STAAD skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,249 - $92,592
$52K
$68K
$93K
MEDIAN: $68,021
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$24.16 - $42.84
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MEDIAN: $32.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$52,249 - $92,592  
   
Bonus
$191.89 - $10,105  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $9,787  
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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$53,064 - $95,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 456
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$24.16 - $42.84  
   
Overtime
$26.59 - $48.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$191.89 - $10,105  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $9,787  
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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$53,064 - $95,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Structural Engineers with STAAD skills include URS Corporation Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, Zachry Engineering Corporation, CH2M Hill, and Aecom Corporation. Employees of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $88K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $63K to $117K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include CH2M Hill, Aecom Corporation, and Zachry Engineering Corporation, where Structural Engineers with STAAD skills typically earn around $75K, $72K, or $72K, respectively.

URS Corporation Inc. offers the smallest salaries in town — $67K on average — but the considerable range in workers' salaries (stretching from $57K to $101K) creates a rather varied pay scale. Workers at Aecom Technology Group, Inc., HDR, Inc., and KBR also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $68K, $68K, and $71K respectively.

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 $62,000 based on 315 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 $77,000 based on 182 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 104 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 $103,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,223

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Structural Engineers with STAAD skills in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 64 percent above the national average. Structural Engineers with STAAD skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Cincinnati (+30 percent), Houston (+13 percent), Atlanta (+7 percent), and Minneapolis (+6 percent). Structural Engineers with STAAD skills in Buffalo make 25 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Employers pay around 18 percent less in Orlando and 14 percent less in Denver, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Structural Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Experienced
▲27%

▲11%

National Average
$69,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 10%
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