Google Trend growth of Structural Engineers over an 8 year period of time. There is definitely some cyclical trends and growth in the interest in this career and profession of structural engineers.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for Structural Engineers and Civil Engineers. The BLS doesn’t have a specific salary analysis for a structural engineer and generally lumps them into Civil Engineers or Architecture, we feel this is probably the best one to work with job market data for engineers involved in structure planning and modifications. The average pay for year is listed as $77,560 a year and around $37.29 and hour with around a 19% job growth in the overall market. The 19% growth rate for structural engineer jobs will add around 51,100 jobs from 2010-2020 which is above normal compared to other careers. For a more detailed listing of pay rates of structural engineers our salary by state comparison below will show you exact average numbers for actual job listings.
Listed below is information that is specific to Structural Engineer job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Structural Engineer. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Structural Engineers and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”