Average Structural Design Engineer with Autodesk AutoCAD Structural Detailing Skills Salary

$59,273
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,440
Bonus
$5,000
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Structural Design Engineer with Autodesk AutoCAD Structural Detailing skills is $59,273.
10%
$50k
10%
$59k
50%
$79k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $59,273
Is Structural Design Engineer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$50k - $79k
Bonus
$500 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$43k - $88k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

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 Engineering Design, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $56,608 based on 7 salaries. An early career Structural Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,381 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Structural Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Structural Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,959.

Pay Difference by Location

Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Structural Design Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 13.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 67 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.4%
Early Career
64.2%
Mid Career
9.0%
Experienced
9.0%
Late Career
7.5%