Structural Engineer in Seattle Salary

For Structural Engineers in Seattle, yearly average wages total $70K annually. Cash earnings for Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. — including $14K in bonuses and $6K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $56K to $113K depending on individual performance. Most Seattle Structural Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$55,882 - $102,980
$56K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,940
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$24.86 - $45.75
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MEDIAN: $31.97
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$0$112K
Salary $55,882 - $102,980
Bonus $984 - $14,486
Profit Sharing $1,021 - $6,313
Total Pay (?
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$55,956 - $112,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 87
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $24.86 - $45.75
Overtime $27.97 - $67.85
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $984 - $14,486
Profit Sharing $1,021 - $6,313
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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$55,956 - $112,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 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
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Structural Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Structural Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 56 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Structural Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 28 salaries. A Structural Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Structural Engineer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲68%

▲20%

▲14%

National Average
$76,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

STAAD
▲49%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▲22%


ANSYS
▲13%

Mathcad
▲6%



National Average
$76,000

▼1%

▼6%



Autodesk Revit Structure
▼13%


Microsoft Word
▼16%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 3%
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