Average Structural Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Structural Engineer in United Kingdom is £30,401.
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£24k - £44k
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Job Description for Structural Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Structural Engineer are from the companies Ramboll Whitbybird, Aecom Corporation and Arcadis, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at WS Atkins Consultants Limited where the average pay is £35,196. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Arup Pty Ltd and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, earning around £35,000 and £33,250, respectively. Arcadis, Inc. pays the lowest at around £27,437. Aecom Corporation and WSP Global Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £28,200 and £32,202, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Structural Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
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Popular Skills for Structural Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

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 £24,720 based on 136 salaries. An early career Structural Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,859 based on 665 salaries. A mid-career Structural Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,918 based on 306 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,674 based on 141 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £48,873.
Employees with Structural Engineer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 6.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (6.6% more) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Leeds, England: Leeds (7.9% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (2.0% less) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (1.3% less).

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