Charlotte Project Engineers take home an average $65K annually. For the most part, Project Engineers in Charlotte enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,982 - $84,413
$47K
$65K
$84K
MEDIAN: $65,176
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50%
90%

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$21.99 - $35.00
$25
MEDIAN: $24.75
50%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$46,982 - $84,413  
   
Bonus
$766 - $6,576  
Profit Sharing
$2,900  
Total Pay (?
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$47,056 - $86,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$24.75  
   
Overtime
$33.97  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$766 - $6,576  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,900  
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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$47,056 - $86,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
827,121
Male:
396,646 (48.0%)
Female:
430,475 (52.0%)
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the second largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans." It is listed as a "gamma-plus" global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east...
Charlotte:
$53,919
North Carolina:
$47,830
$978
Charlotte:
$188,800
North Carolina:
$160,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $59K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $72K. On average, Project Engineers in Charlotte, N.C. make $79K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $82K.

Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
042
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 17%


National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 24%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 15%

Engineering Design
up arrow 10%

Project
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%



SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

National Average
$67,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Project
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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