The average salary for a Mid-Career Structural Design Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills is $77,368.
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Job Description for Structural Design Engineer
Structural design engineers create the details, drawings, and schematics for the building of larger structures, such as buildings, bridges, and other public works. The engineer applies sound engineering principles to design structures that are functional, safe, and aesthetically pleasing. Much of the work to be done by a structural engineer is done using computer-aided design (CAD) software and other statistical and design tools. The engineer studies the requirements of the structure to be bu…Read more
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Popular Skills for Structural Design Engineer
Skills in Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), 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 $64,656 based on 24 salaries. An early career Structural Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,064 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Structural Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,686 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,606.
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