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Structural Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. can expect wages of $63K annually on average. The range in cash compensation to Structural Engineers in Denver ($50K to $91K) includes potential earnings of $8K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Denver Structural Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$48,715 - $85,196
(Median)
$49K
$63K
$85K
MEDIAN: $63,071
10%
50%
90%

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$15.21 - $59.18
(Median)
$15
$29
$59
MEDIAN: $29.00
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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
$48,715 - $85,196  
   
Bonus
$339.35 - $8,243  
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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$49,710 - $90,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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
$339.35 - $8,243  
   
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).
)
$49,710 - $90,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Structural Engineers in Denver. 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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. make a median salary of $83K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $104K.

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%

Experienced
up arrow 29%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

STAAD
up arrow 5%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Mathcad
up arrow 2%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

SAP2000
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

up arrow 6%

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
17%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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