How much does a Senior Structural Engineer make?

Updated Jan 6, 2022

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$110,845 /yr
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549 salaries

$81K

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$111K

Average

$151K

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How much does a Senior Structural Engineer make? The national average salary for a Senior Structural Engineer is $110,845 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Structural Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 549 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Structural Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Structural Engineer$110,845 /yr
L4
Lead Structural Engineer$127,627 /yr
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WSP
3.6

WSP

Senior Structural Engineer

$104,744

 /yr
Range: $80K - $128K
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$80K

$128K

$80,116 - $127,707 Range

Burns & McDonnell
3.9

Burns & McDonnell

Senior Structural Engineer

$108,334

 /yr
Range: $86K - $122K

$86K

$122K

$85,532 - $122,061 Range

Arup
4.1

Arup

Senior Structural Engineer

$97,271

 /yr
Range: $83K - $122K

$83K

$122K

$83,266 - $121,751 Range

General Dynamics Electric Boat
3.4

General Dynamics Electric Boat

Senior Structural Engineer

$89,694

 /yr
Range: $82K - $108K

$82K

$108K

$81,784 - $108,294 Range

Worley
3.5

Worley

Senior Structural Engineer

$119,943

 /yr
Range: $100K - $165K

$100K

$165K

$99,759 - $164,950 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Senior Structural Engineer

$101,361

 /yr
Range: $74K - $150K

$74K

$150K

$73,844 - $150,447 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Senior Structural Engineer

$126,874

 /yr
Range: $99K - $164K

$99K

$164K

$98,891 - $163,863 Range

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Sargent & Lundy
4.1

Sargent & Lundy

Senior Structural Engineer

$113,297

 /yr
Range: $85K - $122K

$85K

$122K

$84,815 - $122,316 Range

Bechtel
4.1

Bechtel

Senior Structural Engineer

$146,234

 /yr
Range: $128K - $181K

$128K

$181K

$128,462 - $180,921 Range

Sierra Nevada Corporation
3.8

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Senior Structural Engineer

$116,314

 /yr
Range: $107K - $127K

$107K

$127K

$106,952 - $127,073 Range

Stantec
3.8

Stantec

Senior Structural Engineer

$98,163

 /yr
Range: $84K - $143K

$84K

$143K

$84,460 - $142,776 Range

McDermott
3.7

McDermott

Senior Structural Engineer

$121,348

 /yr
Range: $107K - $143K

$107K

$143K

$107,114 - $143,126 Range

HDR
4.1

HDR

Senior Structural Engineer

$104,336

 /yr
Range: $81K - $166K

$81K

$166K

$81,256 - $165,748 Range

INTECSEA
3.6

INTECSEA

Senior Structural Engineer

$95,708

 /yr
Range: $84K - $106K

$84K

$106K

$83,795 - $106,274 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Senior Structural Engineer

$138,983

 /yr
Range: $131K - $155K

$131K

$155K

$130,738 - $154,876 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Senior Structural Engineer

$143,188

 /yr
Range: $79K - $185K

$79K

$185K

$79,413 - $185,126 Range

Parsons Brinckerhoff
3.1

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Senior Structural Engineer

$95,592

 /yr
Range: $92K - $101K

$92K

$101K

$92,241 - $101,167 Range

KPFF
4.2

KPFF

Senior Structural Engineer

$104,008

 /yr
Range: $86K - $116K

$86K

$116K

$86,000 - $116,387 Range

BuroHappold
4

BuroHappold

Senior Structural Engineer

$94,238

 /yr
Range: $89K - $118K

$89K

$118K

$89,396 - $117,649 Range

STV
3.9

STV

Senior Structural Engineer

$108,143

 /yr
Range: $72K - $150K

$72K

$150K

$71,902 - $149,510 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Structural Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Structural Engineer is $110,845 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Structural Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 549 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Structural Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Structural Engineer in United States is $151,145 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Structural Engineer in United States is $81,290 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Senior Structural Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Senior Structural Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior structural engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$96,000
per year
A Senior Structural Engineer in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $96,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$82,000
per year
A Senior Structural Engineer in the Norwich, CT Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Norwich, CT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$85,000
per year
A Senior Structural Designer in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New Orleans, LA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$102,077
per year
A Senior Structural Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $102,077 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$86,000
per year
A Senior Structural Engineer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $86,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$71,500
per year
A Senior Structural Engineer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $71,500 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$95,000
per year
A Senior Structural Analysis Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$95,000
per year
A Senior Structural Engineer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$110,136
per year
A Senior Structural Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $110,136 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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