Structural Engineer in Seattle Salary

Earnings for Structural Engineers in Seattle, Wash. come in at around $70K per year on average. Cash earnings for Seattle Structural Engineers — which occasionally include more than $14K from bonuses and more than $9K from profit sharing — stretch from around $56K to approximately $113K. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Structural Engineers in Seattle greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$56,362 - $105,554
$56K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,578
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$25.39 - $45.59
$25
$34
$46
MEDIAN: $34.04
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$0$115K
Salary $56,362 - $105,554
Bonus $993 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $1,250 - $16,750
Total Pay (?
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$56,983 - $115,258
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $25.39 - $45.59
Overtime $28.25 - $67.85
Annual Data $0$115K
Bonus $993 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $1,250 - $16,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$56,983 - $115,258
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Structural Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Structural Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 56 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Structural Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 28 salaries. A Structural Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Structural Engineer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲64%

▲17%

▲11%

National Average
$78,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

STAAD
▲45%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▲18%


ANSYS
▲10%

Mathcad
▲3%


National Average
$78,000


▼4%

▼9%


Autodesk Revit Structure
▼15%



Microsoft Word
▼18%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 3%
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