Late-Career Project Manager, Engineering Salary

Late-Career Engineering Project Managers see excellent average salaries — about $104K annually. Total cash compensation to Late-Career Engineering Project Managers bottoms out near $72K and approaches $164K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $24K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$72,136 - $152,605
(Median)
$72K
$100K
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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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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The Boeing Company, CH2M Hill, Chevron Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, and Siemens are all popular places to work. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Fluor Corporation offers the most; Late-Career Engineering Project Managers earn $192K on average there.

With a reported median salary of only $114K, The Boeing Company easily takes the cake for lowest-paying firm in town; earnings are 69 percent less than the top paying company.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $109,241

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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 can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like 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. Employers also pay below the national average in Cincinnati (13 percent lower) and St. Louis (11 percent lower).

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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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