For Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers, yearly average wages total $57K annually. Total incomes of Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $7K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $42K and $75K. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers is high. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Male Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$44,673 - $72,588
$45K
$57K
$73K
MEDIAN: $56,887
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$14.76 - $31.45
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MEDIAN: $19.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$44,673 - $72,588  
   
Bonus
$492.32 - $6,518  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,443  
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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$42,121 - $75,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 511
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $31.45  
   
Overtime
$18.18 - $36.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$492.32 - $6,518  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,443  
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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$42,121 - $75,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,405

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Relative to Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers in the rest of the country, Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers in San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles see salaries beyond the national average. In fact, these California cities offer more pay than any other American city. The lowest-paying market is Raleigh, which sits 25 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Workers in Atlanta and Chicago earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (17 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Project Engineer, Construction

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
074
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Construction Salaries


Job Scheduling
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Contract Management
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Scheduling
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autodesk autocad
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$57,000

Project
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Matlab
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AutoDesk
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AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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