Salary for
Structural Engineer II in the United States

How much does a Structural Engineer II earn in the United States? The average Structural Engineer II salary in the United States is $78,767 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $73,657 and $88,022. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

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. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.

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    Structural Engineer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Structural Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Structural Engineer III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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