Structural Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

Average Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. make around $63K per year. In the world of Structural Engineers in Denver, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $50K and $91K. Most Denver Structural Engineers survey respondents are men (73 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$48,466 - $85,084
(Median)
$48K
$63K
$85K
MEDIAN: $62,914
10%
50%
90%

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$15.21 - $59.18
(Median)
$15
$29
$59
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
50%
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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$48,466 - $85,084  
   
Bonus
$342.55 - $8,172  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $6,500  
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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$49,592 - $90,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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
$342.55 - $8,172  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $6,500  
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).
)
$49,592 - $90,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $73K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $61K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $83K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $104K on average.

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%

Experienced
up arrow 28%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 7%

STAAD
up arrow 7%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Mathcad
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microstation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

SAP2000
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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