Structural Engineer

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  • Typically has PE license. They make $75k or $40 and hour. Firms charge $200 per hour - so hiring a firm pays for a lot of overhead and down time. [1]
  • SE degree also required. Typically 4 years of work in structural engineering? [2]
  • 5 steps - Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, Master's Degree, 4 years practice, PE exam, SE exam. [3]. However, don't even need PE, can work under an SE [4].
    • Anyone with engineering degrees or related can take FE [5]
  • Practice for PE exam - hack is to work in a company that has a PE working in it, for 4 years. [6]. Also, civil PE exam appears the most broad (easiest for a generalist)