The average Structural Engineer in Denver, Colo. can expect to rake in roughly $64K per year. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the greater part have vision insurance, as well. Most Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Denver Structural Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,768 - $89,566
$49K
$64K
$90K
MEDIAN: $64,450
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$20.50 - $32.25
$28
MEDIAN: $28.01
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$48,768 - $89,566  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,562  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$49,055 - $91,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$28.01  
   
Overtime
$23.76 - $47.90  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,562  
   
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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$49,055 - $91,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

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


For many Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo., experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $58K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $80K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Structural Engineers in Denver make a median salary of $88K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $100K.

Key Stats for Structural Engineer

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
053
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%



National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 16%

Project Management
up arrow 13%



Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 1%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

up arrow 3%

Microstation
up arrow 6%

STAAD
up arrow 8%

SAP2000
up arrow 10%

Mathcad
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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