Seattle Structural Engineers take home an average $72K per year. In the world of Structural Engineers in Seattle, total cash compensation can vary between $56K and $117K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $5K, respectively. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. who answered the questionnnaire. Most Seattle Structural Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$55,131 - $104,859
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$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,888
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$23.90 - $46.85
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$55,131 - $104,859  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $10,241  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
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$55,607 - $116,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.90 - $46.85  
   
Overtime
$27.66 - $68.87  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,000 - $10,241  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$55,607 - $116,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 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.


For many Structural Engineers in Seattle, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $62K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $84K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. make a median salary of $95K. Professionals who achieve more than 20 years of experience generally enjoy cushy salaries; their median compensation sits in the ballpark of $141K, a plump six-figure sum.

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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 89%



National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

STAAD
up arrow 45%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 22%


ANSYS
up arrow 15%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
0%

SAP2000
0%

National Average
$75,000

Mathcad
up arrow 6%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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