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Structural Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

The average Structural Engineer in Denver, Colo. can expect to rake in roughly $63K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $8K, total cash payment to Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. can bottom out at $50K or peak near $89K. Most Structural Engineers in Denver like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Denver Structural Engineers survey respondents are men (76 percent). Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,542 - $85,306
(Median)
$49K
$63K
$85K
MEDIAN: $62,993
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90%

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$15.21 - $59.18
(Median)
$15
$29
$59
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,542 - $85,306  
   
Bonus
$325.00 - $7,957  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $7,891  
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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$49,649 - $88,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $59.18  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$325.00 - $7,957  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $7,891  
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).
)
$49,649 - $88,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado

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


Denver Structural Engineers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $61K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $73K. On average, Structural Engineers in Denver make $83K following one to two decades on the job. Professionals who have racked up more than two decades of experience enjoy comfortable salaries; at this stage, median wages are a cushy $104K.

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 61%

Experienced
up arrow 29%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

STAAD
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Mathcad
up arrow 3%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

SAP2000
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%