Structural Engineers in Denver pull down an average of $65K per year. Most Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. survey respondents are men (76 percent). A large number have medical and dental plans, and the larger part have vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for Denver Structural Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$49,319 - $90,502
(Median)
$49K
$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $64,983
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90%

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$24.57 - $31.74
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$28
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,319 - $90,502  
   
Bonus
$958 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$49,664 - $92,362  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$28.50  
   
Overtime
$23.88 - $47.90  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$958 - $8,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$49,664 - $92,362  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

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


Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $58K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $80K. Denver Structural Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $90K. Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $100K on average.

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%



National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 19%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 16%

Project Management
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%


Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 1%

National Average
$65,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Microstation
up arrow 7%

STAAD
up arrow 9%

SAP2000
up arrow 11%

Mathcad
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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