Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salary

The average Structural Engineer in Denver, Colo. earns approximately $63K annually. Total cash compensation for Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. runs from $49K to $93K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $8K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Denver Structural Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,119 - $88,111
(Median)
$48K
$63K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,193
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$26.17 - $59.60
(Median)
$26
$29
$60
MEDIAN: $29.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$48,119 - $88,111  
   
Bonus
$359.48 - $8,067  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $5,208  
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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$49,452 - $92,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$26.17 - $59.60  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $46.78  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$359.48 - $8,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$964 - $5,208  
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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$49,452 - $92,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $61K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $77K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Structural Engineers in Denver, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $87K. Professionals with deep experience (more than 20 years) report prosperous salaries in six-figure territory; the median for this crowd is approximately $100K.

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%

Experienced
up arrow 33%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 9%

STAAD
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microstation
up arrow 2%

Mathcad
0%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

SAP2000
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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