Average Structural Design Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary

$69,450
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,560
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Structural Design Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills is $69,450.
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$52k
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MEDIAN $69,450
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Salary
$52k - $99k
Bonus
$496 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$502 - $6k
Total Pay
$52k - $104k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Structural Design Engineer

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%)

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Popular Skills for Structural Design Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk Revit Structure, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Autodesk AutoCAD 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 $63,379 based on 26 salaries. An early career Structural Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,138 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career Structural Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,336 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Structural Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,109 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,961.
Employees with Structural Design Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 20.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Everett, Washington (12.9% more) and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (14.8% less), San Diego, California (13.6% less) and Wichita, Kansas (11.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 175 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.9%
Early Career
47.4%
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
14.3%
Late Career
6.3%