Average Structural Design Engineer Salary

$67,290
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,526
Bonus
$2,936
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The average salary for a Structural Design Engineer is $67,290.
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$52k
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$67k
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$93k
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What Do Structural Design Engineers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Structural Design Engineer

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The top respondents for the job title Structural Design Engineer are from the companies The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $88,478. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Intel Corporation and Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, earning around $87,500 and $82,500, respectively. Anchor Engineering pays the lowest at around $59,000. Kpff Consulting Engineers, Inc. and Spirit Aerosystems, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $64,656 and $65,337, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Structural Design Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Structural Design Engineers?

An entry-level Structural Design Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,132 based on 93 salaries. An early career Structural Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,879 based on 352 salaries. A mid-career Structural Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,709 based on 130 salaries. An experienced Structural Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,362 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,488.
Employees with Structural Design Engineer in their job title in Everett, Washington earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.5% more) and San Francisco, California (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (8.0% less), Denver, Colorado (3.6% less) and Houston, Texas (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 680 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.7%
Early Career
51.8%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
10.0%
Late Career
5.4%