Structural Engineer in Seattle Salary

Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. take home an average $71K per year. Final cash compensation to Seattle Structural Engineers varies from around $56K to approximately $116K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $7K, respectively. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most Structural Engineers in Seattle survey respondents are men (74 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,493 - $104,309
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$71K
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MEDIAN: $71,093
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$24.37 - $45.75
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MEDIAN: $36.44
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Salary
$55,493 - $104,309  
   
Bonus
$1,016 - $12,255  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,587  
Total Pay (?
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$55,903 - $115,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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Hourly Rate
$24.37 - $45.75  
   
Overtime
$27.78 - $68.04  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,016 - $12,255  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,587  
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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$55,903 - $115,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

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 Seattle, Wash. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $62K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $85K on average. Structural Engineers in Seattle who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $93K. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $139K — the plum median salary in this group.

Key Stats for Structural Engineer

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲85%

▲23%

▲14%

National Average
$75,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

STAAD
▲51%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▲21%


ANSYS
▲14%

Project Management
▲10%

Mathcad
▲8%


AutoCAD
▼0%

National Average
$75,000


SAP2000
▼5%


Autodesk Revit Structure
▼12%

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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