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Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power Salary

The average pay for a Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power is $63,145 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$45,299 - $97,871
MEDIAN: $63,145

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$45,299 - $97,871  
$0.00 - $12,320  
Profit Sharing
$1,944 - $3,966  
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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).
$41,045 - $98,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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Job Description for Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power

A project engineer, renewable energy/renewable power is likely to be employed with an energy or utility company. This person has something of a hybrid role in construction or renewable energy facilities, such as solar plants, hydroelectric dams, or wind farms. As a project engineer, this person not only supervises the construction itself, he or she likely has key input in the design process as well. The project engineer helps ensure that the project will generate energy as stipulated in design documents and works to ensure that the construction takes place on schedule and according to all regulatory requirements.


Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power Tasks

  • Develop methods of integrating renewable power technology.
  • Ensure safe operation of power grids, pumps, generators, motors, boilers, turbines, and heat exchangers etc.
  • Conceive, direct, implement, and evaluate efficiency of power systems.
  • Work with manufacturing engineering on release and documentation of new hardware, test equipment, and assembly fixtures.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power Salaries

Project Management
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National Average

Engineering Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


14 %
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%