Project Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina Salary

Project Engineers in Charlotte pull down an average of $66K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Charlotte Project Engineers is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$48,096 - $84,915
$48K
$66K
$85K
MEDIAN: $65,948
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$21.62 - $35.61
$26
MEDIAN: $26.23
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Salary
$48,096 - $84,915  
   
Bonus
$766 - $8,268  
Profit Sharing
$2,900  
Total Pay (?
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$48,680 - $87,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$26.23  
   
Overtime
$33.97  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$766 - $8,268  
   
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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$48,680 - $87,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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
5.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer

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


For Project Engineers in Charlotte, N.C., more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $60K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $72K. On average, Project Engineers in Charlotte make $81K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $82K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

▲18%

▲6%

National Average
$68,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Project
▲38%

Energy / Utilities
▲22%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲17%



Autodesk Software
▲8%

Project
▲7%




Microsoft Excel
▼0%

SolidWorks
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

▼9%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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