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Structural Engineer Salary in Seattle

Pay for Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. sits in the ballpark of $68K per year. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K each, total incomes of Structural Engineers in Seattle generally range from $56K to $102K depending on individual performance. There are far more male Seattle Structural Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 82 percent. Almost all enjoy medical while nearly all get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$54,671 - $98,320
(Median)
$55K
$68K
$98K
MEDIAN: $67,706
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$22.59 - $73.40
(Median)
$23
$35
$73
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,671 - $98,320  
   
Bonus
$967 - $5,989  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $6,082  
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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$55,601 - $102,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.59 - $73.40  
   
Overtime
$6.36 - $54.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$967 - $5,989  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $6,082  
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).
)
$55,601 - $102,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer in Seattle, Washington

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


Structural Engineers in Seattle generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $64K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $77K. Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $91K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $100K.

Experience Affects Structural Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 30%


National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

SAP2000
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Mathcad
0%

National Average
$70,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 8%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 99% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 1%