The average salary for a Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges is $70,822.
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Job Description for Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges
Structural engineers who work with roads and bridges are also often known as civil engineers. Structural engineers are responsible for overseeing structural design and analyzing existing structures for safety. They ensure that the bridges and roads can support necessary loads (such as cars, trucks, and trains) without excessive stress or degradation. They are also responsible for determining the load-bearing of a structure during environmental changes such as hot and cold seasons, excessive wind…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges
The top respondents for the job title Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges are from the companies HDR, Inc., Aecom Corporation and Parsons Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Parsons Corporation where the average pay is $85,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HNTB Corporation and Parsons Brinkerhoff, earning around $81,307 and $74,880, respectively. HDR, Inc. pays the lowest at around $64,667. Aecom Corporation and WSP Global Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,865 and $73,081, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges
Skills in Engineering Design and Bentley MicroStation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges
An entry-level Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,245 based on 22 salaries. An early career Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,612 based on 139 salaries. A mid-career Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,977 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,521 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,180.
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Employees with Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (5.3% more) and Denver, Colorado (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (8.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.6% less).
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