Structural Engineer in Seattle Salary

For Seattle Structural Engineers, yearly average wages total $73K annually. Total cash earnings of Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. range from $56K on the low end to $107K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $9K, respectively. Job satisfaction for Structural Engineers in Seattle is high. Male Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,698 - $101,622
(Median)
$56K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,613
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$23.92 - $67.54
(Median)
$24
$37
$68
MEDIAN: $36.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,698 - $101,622  
   
Bonus
$1,020 - $7,729  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,940  
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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$56,463 - $107,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 144
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.92 - $67.54  
   
Overtime
$15.63 - $51.92  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,020 - $7,729  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,940  
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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$56,463 - $107,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

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


Structural Engineers in Seattle with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $62K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $79K. Seattle Structural Engineers see a median salary of $91K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $105K.

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%



National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

ANSYS
up arrow 13%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$76,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

SAP2000
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 8%

Mathcad
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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