The average salary for a Senior Structural Engineer is AU$103,648.
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Job Description for Senior Structural Engineer
Senior structural engineers use their engineering experience in the development and maintenance of architectural structures. These engineers are needed in many fields to design buildings and devices that can withstand current usage loads and future demands. Senior structural engineers work with architects through the entire course of a project. They may be employed by contractors, governments, or consultants. Leadership skills are a requirement for senior structural engineers, as they provide gu…Read more
Senior Structural Engineer Tasks
- Lead design process, including design reviews, submission and delivery.
- Create budgets and scope-of-work documents.
- Update, verify, validate, share and improve drawings and specifications.
- Resolve, document and escalate design and construction problems.
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Popular Skills for Senior Structural Engineer
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Skills in Project Management and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Engineering Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Structural Engineer
An early career Senior Structural Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$89,104 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Senior Structural Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$99,393 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Senior Structural Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$109,377 based on 122 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$128,640.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Structural Engineer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 8.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (6.3% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (7.1% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (6.0% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.1% less).
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