Average Structural Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$72,353
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AU$2,015
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AU$4,000
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The average salary for a Structural Engineer in Australia is AU$72,353.
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A$57k
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A$72k
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A$99k
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AU$57k - AU$99k
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AU$250 - AU$8k
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AU$817 - AU$20k
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AU$55k - AU$101k
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What Do Structural Engineers Do?

The top respondents for the job title Structural Engineer are from the companies Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, Structerre Consulting Engineers and Intrax Consulting Engineers. Reported salaries are highest at Aurecon Group Brand Ltd. where the average pay is AU$79,687. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Jacobs Engineering Group Inc and Arup Pty Ltd, earning around AU$77,679 and AU$76,192, respectively. Intrax Consulting Engineers pays the lowest at around AU$59,619. Structerre Consulting Engineers and Arcadis, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$63,215 and AU$72,283, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Structural Engineers?

Skills in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Autodesk AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineers?

An entry-level Structural Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$59,569 based on 59 salaries. An early career Structural Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,337 based on 699 salaries. A mid-career Structural Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$81,489 based on 373 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$100,882 based on 114 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$119,510.
Employees with Structural Engineer in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (3.7% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (7.5% less), Melbourne, Victoria (5.9% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,274 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
54.9%
Mid Career
29.3%
Experienced
8.9%
Late Career
2.3%

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