Structural Engineer salary in the United States

Average salary
$78,000/yr
Based on 2,778 income tax records
$31,500
$164,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$62K
 
$76K
 
$103K
 
$110K
 
$104K
$31,500
$164,500
How much do Structural Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Structural Engineer is $78,000 per year. This is based on data from 2,778 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Structural Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Structural Engineer salary can vary between $31,500 to $164,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Structural Engineer salary by location

Structural Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Magnusson Klemencic Associates I, King County, WA
16 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$67K – $135K
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Kpff, King County, WA
18 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$59K – $160K
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General Dynamics Electric Boat, New London County, CT
17 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$37K – $91K

Structural Engineer demographics in United States

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58% are single
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42% are married
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27% have kids
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48% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Structural Engineers in United States

2,778 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a structural engineer in the United States is $78,000 per year. Structural engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $31,500 to $164,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,778 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as structural engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for structural engineers in the United States: Magnusson Klemencic Associates I ($98,500 a year), Kpff ($81,500 a year), and General Dynamics Electric Boat ($72,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for structural engineers in the United States: Hartford Metro Area, CT ($99,500 a year), Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT ($96,000 a year), and Tampa Metro Area, FL ($92,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.