Structural Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$79,400
per year
per month
AU$6,620
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$3,670/year
Profit Sharing
AU$4,630/year
Bonus
AU$310/month
Profit Sharing
AU$390/month

Structural Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Structural Engineer is AU$79,400 per year (AU$6,620 per month), which is AU$14,040 (+21%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Structural Engineer can expect an average starting salary of AU$55,700. The highest salaries can exceed AU$240,000.
AU$55,700
Low
AU$79,400
Average
AU$240,000
High
AU$4,640
Low
AU$6,620
Average
AU$20,000
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
AU$810
AU$134,300
AU$269,320
Base SalaryAU$55,700 - 240,000
BonusAU$980 - 7,950
Profit SharingAU$810 - 21,370
Total CompensationAU$57,490 - 269,320
AU$70
AU$11,190
AU$22,440
Base SalaryAU$4,640 - 20,000
BonusAU$80 - 660
Profit SharingAU$70 - 1,780
Total CompensationAU$4,790 - 22,440

Structural Engineer Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$55,700
Average
AU$79,400
Senior
AU$114,300
High
AU$240,000
Low
AU$4,640
Average
AU$6,620
Senior
AU$9,530
High
AU$20,000
Among structural engineers, Graduate Structural Engineers or Junior Structural Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Structural Engineers or Principal Structural Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Structural Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Principal Structural EngineerAU$153K/year
+93% 
Senior Structural EngineerAU$114K/year
+44% 
Junior Structural EngineerAU$68K/year
 -15%
Graduate Structural EngineerAU$61K/year
 -23%

Structural Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Structural Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$57,490. A mid career Structural Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$76,390, while a senior Structural Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$114,300. Structural engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$146,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Structural Engineer

Late Career▲ +84%
Senior▲ +44%
Average SalaryAU$79,400/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -28%

Gender Breakdown

Female
16%
Male
84%

Structural Engineer - Jobs by Location

Structural Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Structural Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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