Alternate Job Titles: Entry Level Structural Engineer, Level I Structural Engineer, Structural Engineer I
How much does a Structural Engineer I make? The median annual Structural Engineer I salary is $59,980, as of July 29, 2016, with a range usually between $49,294-$63,694, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Structural Engineer I in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Structural Engineer I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Structural Engineer I in the United States is $59,980, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Structural Engineer I in the United States are expected to make less than $59,980.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Structural Engineer I that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Structural Engineer I are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of August 2016
Designs load-bearing structures or structural elements, such as buildings, bridges, or roadways. Performs analysis of building materials for use in construction. Develops blueprints or specifications for use during construction and ensures all projects comply with applicable codes and regulations. Determines cause of structural failures, damages, and defects through site investigations. Provides reports detailing investigations and assessment of damages to the structure. Requires a bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of direct experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description