The average pay for a Project Engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana is $63,290 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in AutoCAD is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,341 - $102,129
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$41K
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MEDIAN: $63,289
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$46,685 - $114,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish, Louisiana
389,617
Male:
185,736 (47.7%)
Female:
203,881 (52.3%)
New Orleans (/njuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as...
New Orleans:
$39,077
Louisiana:
$45,727
$947
New Orleans:
$216,800
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.4%

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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 28%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

AutoCAD
up arrow 25%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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