Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Senior Structural Engineer is $102,595
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Structural Engineers?
An early career Senior Structural Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $87,228 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Senior Structural Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,709 based on 188 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Senior Structural Engineers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.