Project Engineer, Construction Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Project Engineer, Construction is $56,363 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Project Engineer, Construction Total Pay (?
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$42,787 - $77,372
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $56,362
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Project Engineer, Construction Total Pay (?
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$13.18 - $34.82
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$42,787 - $77,372  
   
Bonus
$102.06 - $6,692  
Profit Sharing
$765 - $8,878  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$40,808 - $80,639  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $34.82  
   
Overtime
$20.13 - $51.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$102.06 - $6,692  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$765 - $8,878  
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).
)
$40,808 - $80,639  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,230
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Job Description for Project Engineer, Construction

Construction projects are typically massive undertakings, and it is the construction project engineer's job to coordinate the construction team to effectively and safely turn blueprints into finished structures. The construction project engineer is responsible for the oversight of most major aspects of construction work, including organizing the acquisition of materials, equipment and workers; planning for costs; managing the project so that it is within budget; executing the actual construction work; and ensuring that the completed structure meets clients' quality standards and is in compliance with building codes and laws.
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Project Engineer, Construction Tasks
  • Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion.
  • Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer, Construction

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Los Angeles
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San Jose
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San Diego
up arrow 10%
Washington
up arrow 9%
Houston
up arrow 8%
Boston
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Dallas
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National Average
$57,000
Portland
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Denver
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Baltimore
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Atlanta
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Project Engineer, Construction Reviews

What is it like working as a Project Engineer, Construction?
Project Engineer, Construction in Fort Worth:
"People And Company Atmosphere."
Pros: Working hand in hand with a great team to complete a project.
Cons: The pay is below average for a 60 hour a week job.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Construction Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Construction Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 7%
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Construction Estimating
up arrow 4%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Matlab
0%
National Average
$57,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
AutoCAD
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%
Project
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AutoDesk
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 8%
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