Late-Career Project Manager, Engineering Salary

On average, Late-Career Engineering Project Managers earn six-figure salaries ($103K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $24K and $15K, respectively — total cash payment to Late-Career Engineering Project Managers can bottom out near $73K or peak near $162K depending on individual performance. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Late-Career Engineering Project Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$72,251 - $151,064
(Median)
$72K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $103,377
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$27.48 - $82.02
(Median)
$27
$46
$82
MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$72,251 - $151,064  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,119  
Profit Sharing
$486.45 - $15,108  
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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$72,572 - $162,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,421
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$27.48 - $82.02  
   
Overtime
$1.66 - $81.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,119  
   
Profit Sharing
$486.45 - $15,108  
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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$72,572 - $162,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Late-Career Engineering Project Managers include The Boeing Company, CH2M Hill, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, Fluor Corporation, and Siemens. Fluor Corporation leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $192K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Late-Career Engineering Project Managers, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Late-Career Engineering Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), San Diego (+13 percent), and New York (+6 percent). Charlotte is the lowest-paying area, 14 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Pittsburgh and Rochester (9 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

Systems Engineering
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Contractor Management
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Project Management
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Budget Management
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Microsoft Project
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Technical Analysis
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Product Development
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National Average
$109,000

Engineering Design
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Microsoft Office
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Job Scheduling
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Microsoft Excel
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Design
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Microsoft Word
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AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 313 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%
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