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.