Project Engineer in Detroit, Michigan Salary

Median pay for Project Engineers in Detroit, Mich. lies in the neighborhood of $68K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Detroit Project Engineers (83 percent) survey respondents are men. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$47,904 - $99,287
$48K
$68K
$99K
MEDIAN: $68,199
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$12.26 - $32.93
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$33
MEDIAN: $25.03
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$47,904 - $99,287  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$40,223 - $98,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $32.93  
   
Overtime
$28.95  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $14,795  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$40,223 - $98,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Project Engineers in Detroit, Mich. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $61K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $74K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $91K. 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 $98K.

Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

▲36%

▲11%

National Average
$66,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

SolidWorks
▲39%

Matlab
▲32%

Project
▲20%



Autodesk Software
▲3%



Microsoft Project
▲1%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$66,000

AutoCAD
▼3%


Construction Estimating
▼9%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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