Project Engineer in Detroit, Michigan Salary

Project Engineers in Detroit, Mich. can expect to earn an average of $68K annually. The vast majority of Project Engineers in Detroit (86 percent) who took the survey are men. The majority of Detroit Project Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$48,894 - $99,020
$49K
$68K
$99K
MEDIAN: $67,717
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50%
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$12.28 - $39.25
$12
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $25.96
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$0$99K
Salary $48,894 - $99,020
Bonus $873 - $15,396
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$44,796 - $98,148
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.28 - $39.25
Overtime $22.38
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $873 - $15,396
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$44,796 - $98,148
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Project Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 11 salaries. A Project Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

▲36%

▲10%

National Average
$67,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

SolidWorks
▲38%

Matlab
▲32%

Project
▲20%



Autodesk Software
▲2%



Microsoft Word
▼0%

Microsoft Project
▼0%

National Average
$67,000

AutoCAD
▼3%


Construction Estimating
▼9%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 16%
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