Project Administrator, Engineering Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Project Administrator, Engineering is $48,536 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Microsoft Project is associated with high pay for this job.
Project Administrator, Engineering Total Pay (?
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$36,502 - $69,414
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MEDIAN: $48,536
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Project Administrator, Engineering Total Pay (?
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$15.50 - $28.08
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,502 - $69,414  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,539 - $65,552  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 356
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $28.08  
   
Overtime
$21.02 - $41.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,539 - $65,552  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 356
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Job Description for Project Administrator, Engineering
Engineering project administrators are responsible for overseeing the many different phases of their projects to ensure the projects' timely completion. They must be able to track/monitor their projects' progress, create reports, and present findings to their managers. They must also be able to analyze data from their projects and be able to provide insight and guidance when needed about said projects. They usually also monitor projects' budgets and coordinate frequently with various departments within their organization. Engineering project administrators will often manage purchase orders, and will frequently work with vendors to obtain quotes and source materials. They can also be required to ensure that necessary contracts are in place for a given project.
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Project Administrator, Engineering Tasks
  • Direct, review, and approve product design and changes.
  • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
  • Provide technical leadership for complex or unique assignments.
  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.
  • Recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.
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Experience Affects Project Administrator, Engineering Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Project Administrator, Engineering Salaries

Microsoft Project
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Project Coordinating
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$48,000
Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Word
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Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 13%
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