Late-Career Project Engineer Salary

For Late-Career Project Engineers, yearly average wages total $93K annually. Total cash compensation for Late-Career Project Engineers runs from $64K to $150K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $19K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Late-Career Project Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$63,934 - $141,263
$64K
$93K
$140K
MEDIAN: $92,709
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$23.76 - $81.83
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$82
MEDIAN: $37.67
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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,934 - $141,263  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,228  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,690  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$63,942 - $149,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 559
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$23.76 - $81.83  
   
Overtime
$32.18 - $85.77  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,228  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,690  
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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$63,942 - $149,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $94,900

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For Late-Career Project Engineers, Houston provides a pay rate that is 66 percent greater than the national average. Late-Career Project Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+37 percent), Denver (+23 percent), New York (+21 percent), and Huntsville (+16 percent). Late-Career Project Engineers in Cincinnati make 29 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Milwaukee (21 percent lower) and Grand Rapids (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

Energy / Utilities
▲19%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲2%

National Average
$95,000


Project
▼1%

Autocad 2000i
▼1%


Microsoft Project
▼2%


Microsoft Word
▼6%


SolidWorks
▼8%

AutoCAD
▼10%

Construction Estimating
▼10%

autodesk autocad
▼12%

AutoDesk
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 10%