Average Late-Career Structural Design Engineer Salary

$99,340
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,000
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Structural Design Engineer is $99,340.
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$76k
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$99k
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$135k
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MEDIAN $99,340
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Salary
$76k - $135k
Bonus
$3k - $23k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$76k - $175k

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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%)

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Popular Skills for Structural Design Engineer

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

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 $60,674 based on 101 salaries. An early career Structural Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,782 based on 369 salaries. A mid-career Structural Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,623 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Structural Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,517 based on 73 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 678 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.9%
Early Career
54.4%
Mid Career
19.9%
Experienced
10.8%