A Structural Engineer earns an average salary of AU$70,603 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$53,259 - AU$100,773
AU$53K
AU$70K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$70,059
10%
50%
90%
AU$21.82 - AU$66.91
AU$22
AU$33
AU$67
MEDIAN: AU$32.69
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$104K
Salary AU$53,259 - AU$100,773
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,000
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$8,139
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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AU$52,682 - AU$104,225
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 955
Hourly Data AU$0AU$84
Hourly Rate AU$21.82 - AU$66.91
Overtime AU$25.12 - AU$84.13
Annual Data AU$0AU$104K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,000
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$8,139
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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AU$52,682 - AU$104,225
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

Job Description for Structural Engineer

Structural engineers are individuals who design and create various forms of infrastructures that play a key role in the development of a community. Structural engineers work closely with the construction sector. For example, structural engineers can find employment with numerous organizations related to industrial construction and the building of bridges, buildings, pipelines, and mechanical structures. These companies include contractors, local authorizes, utility companies, central and federal government agencies, and automotive companies.

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Structural Engineer Tasks

  • Researches and analyzes maps, blueprints, photos, charts, and other data to plan projects.
  • Gathers information to prepare and present reports on project topics.
  • Manages and directs staff at project site.
  • Performs engineering duties; plan, design and oversee the construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, and other structures.

Structural Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$116K

$80,351

$61,711

$78,047

Walter P. Moore
33 profiles
$66,487

$63,803

$71,105

CH2M Hill
30 profiles
$78,581

HDR, Inc.
27 profiles
$64,200

HNTB Corporation
27 profiles
$73,540

$72,463

Common Career Paths for Structural Engineer


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Structural Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Structural Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Structural Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Structural Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 407 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Structural Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$84,000 based on 201 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$107,000 based on 76 salaries. A Structural Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$119,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$70,580

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Key Stats for Structural Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

▲68%

▲52%

▲19%

National Average
AU$71,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries


▲5%


Construction Site Inspection
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

Autocad 2000i
▼0%

National Average
AU$71,000




▼5%

▼14%

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%