Entry-Level Project Engineer, Construction Salary

For Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers, annual average wages total $57K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers approaches anywhere from $42K on the lower end to $75K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 83 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$44,956 - $72,734
$45K
$57K
$73K
MEDIAN: $57,166
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$14.70 - $31.11
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$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$44,956 - $72,734  
   
Bonus
$500 - $6,533  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,241  
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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$42,397 - $75,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 482
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $31.11  
   
Overtime
$18.35 - $40.44  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$500 - $6,533  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,241  
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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$42,397 - $75,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,661

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For Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers, San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, three California cities, are home to the highest salaries in the United States, all offering a rate above the national average. Entry-Level Construction Project Engineers in Raleigh make 25 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Atlanta and Chicago are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 18 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Project Engineer, Construction

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Construction Salaries



▲3%

Contract Management
▲2%

Job Scheduling
▲2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲2%


autodesk autocad
▲1%

Project Management
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$58,000

▼3%

Matlab
▼4%

AutoDesk
▼5%

AutoCAD
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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