The average pay for a Project Engineer, Construction is $56,328 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Project Engineer, Construction Total Pay (?
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$42,575 - $76,960
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $56,327
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Project Engineer, Construction Total Pay (?
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$13.42 - $34.96
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$42,575 - $76,960  
   
Bonus
$249.52 - $6,999  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $8,252  
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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$40,691 - $80,571  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,095
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.42 - $34.96  
   
Overtime
$19.90 - $51.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$249.52 - $6,999  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $8,252  
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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$40,691 - $80,571  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,095
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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
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Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Construction Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Construction Salaries

Project Management
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AutoCAD
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$57,000
Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 8%
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