Structures Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$61,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$111,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Shell
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does a structures engineer make?
The national average salary for a Structures Engineer in the U.S. is $82,437 annually or $39.63 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $111,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $61,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Structures Engineers are in Professional companies and Technology companies. Some of the states with the best Structures Engineer salaries are California, Louisiana, Texas, New Jersey, and Nevada. Most Structures Engineers spend 4.0 years in the position.
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Average Structures Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Structures Engineer in the United States is $82,437 per year or $39.63 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Structures Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $99,784 per year. Even as an entry-level Structures Engineer, you will make $71,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. California, Louisiana, Texas, New Jersey, and Nevada are the top 5 highest earning states for Structures Engineers. On the other hand, Ohio, Alabama, South Carolina, Arkansas, and Georgia report the lowest wages for Structures Engineers.

Map of Structures Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Structures Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Structures Engineer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Structures Engineer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Structures Engineers are Professional companies and Technology companies. Structures Engineers at Shell and Chevron report the highest salaries. Companies like General Electric and CBIZ also report very competitive wages for Structures Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$130,991
$131k
$129,889
$130k
$103,678
$104k
$100,012
$100k
$98,580
$99k
$91,824
$92k
$89,859
$90k

Average Structures Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Structures Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Manufacturing companies, Utilities companies, and Energy companies pay their Structures Engineers well. Manufacturing companies pay their Structures Engineers the highest wages, averaging $90,562 per year. Utilities companies and Energy companies pay well too, at $87,149 and $84,950, respectively. At $80,232, the average salary for Structures Engineers in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$90,562
$91k
Utilities
Utilities
$87,149
$87k
Energy
Energy
$84,950
$85k
Construction
Construction
$81,771
$82k
Professional
Professional
$81,642
$82k
Technology
Technology
$80,232
$80k

Structures Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Structures Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Structures Engineer can range from $52,912 to $136,602 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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