Pay for Engineering Project Managers in San Diego, Calif. sits in the ballpark of $84K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most San Diego Engineering Project Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Engineering Project Managers in San Diego are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$59,598 - $138,848
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MEDIAN: $84,432
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,598 - $138,848  
   
Bonus
$2,027 - $23,154  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$67,562 - $148,375  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$55.00  
   
Overtime
$45.22  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,027 - $23,154  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$67,562 - $148,375  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Engineering

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


Engineering Project Managers in San Diego, Calif. who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $81K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $86K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $102K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $146K on average.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$89,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 31%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 21%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 5%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 2%

Contractor Management
up arrow 2%

Technical Analysis
0%

National Average
$89,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Project
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Product Development
up arrow 9%

AutoCAD
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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