Average Structural Design Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Skills Salary

$67,571
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,457
Bonus
$2,800
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The average salary for a Structural Design Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills is $67,571.
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$54k
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$91k
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MEDIAN $67,571
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Salary
$54k - $91k
Bonus
$0 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$750 - $6k
Total Pay
$55k - $93k

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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 in Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $60,619 based on 11 salaries. An early career Structural Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,235 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Structural Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,174 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Structural Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,987 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Structural Design Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 26.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Everett, Washington (15.4% more) and Kansas City, Missouri (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (12.4% less) and Houston, Texas (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 116 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.5%
Early Career
50.9%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
16.4%