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Structural Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

Pay for Structural Engineers in Denver sits in the ballpark of $64K per year. With some bonuses approaching $9K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. spread between $50K and $96K depending on individual performance. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Denver Structural Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Job satisfaction for Structural Engineers in Denver is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$48,750 - $88,571
(Median)
$49K
$64K
$89K
MEDIAN: $63,849
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90%

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$15.21 - $59.18
(Median)
$15
$29
$59
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$48,750 - $88,571  
   
Bonus
$346.04 - $8,844  
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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$49,874 - $96,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $59.18  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $40.53  
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
$346.04 - $8,844  
   
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).
)
$49,874 - $96,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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 seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Structural Engineers in Denver, Colo. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $61K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $71K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $87K in this role. Six-figure salaries aren't unusual for professionals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience; median compensation for this group sits in the range of $105K.

Experience Affects Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 59%

Experienced
up arrow 33%


National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

STAAD
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 7%


Mathcad
up arrow 3%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

SAP2000
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 12%