Average Structural Design Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$68,064
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$2,700
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The average salary for a Structural Design Engineer in San Francisco, California is $68,064.
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$62k
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$68k
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$75k
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MEDIAN $68,064
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$62k - $75k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$64k - $75k

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Job Description for Structural Design Engineer

Structural Design 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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Structural Design Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Structural Design Engineer
Structural Engineer
Senior Structural Engineer
Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Structural Design Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Structural Design Engineer

Skills in Autodesk Revit Structure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, SAP2000 and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Structural Design Engineer

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 $68,353 based on 6 salaries. An early career Structural Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,101 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Structural Design Engineer in their job title in Everett, Washington earn an average of 15.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.4% more) and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.0% less), Wichita, Kansas (5.4% less) and Houston, Texas (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Entry Level
35.3%
Early Career
64.7%