Late-Career Project Manager, Engineering Salary

Compensation for Late-Career Engineering Project Managers is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($104K). Cash earnings for Late-Career Engineering Project Managers — including $24K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $72K to $164K depending on individual performance. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$72,136 - $152,605
(Median)
$72K
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MEDIAN: $103,757
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$27.40 - $79.90
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$27
$45
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$72,136 - $152,605  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,213  
Profit Sharing
$404.76 - $14,853  
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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$72,203 - $164,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,583
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$27.40 - $79.90  
   
Overtime
$22.27 - $87.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$404.76 - $14,853  
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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$72,203 - $164,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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Late-Career Engineering Project Managers fill the offices of leading firms The Boeing Company, CH2M Hill, Chevron Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, and Siemens. Late-Career Engineering Project Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Fluor Corporation, where the average salary comes to $192K.

With a median salary of only $114K (69 percent lower than the top payer), The Boeing Company lags significantly in the earnings department.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $109,241

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Late-Career Engineering Project Managers, 43 percent above the national average. Late-Career Engineering Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+13 percent), San Diego (+12 percent), New York (+7 percent), and Chicago (+4 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Charlotte is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Cincinnati and St. Louis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 13 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

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

Engineering Design
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Microsoft Office
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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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 311 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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