Project Manager, Engineering in Charlotte, North Carolina Salary

With three in five of Engineering Project Managers in Charlotte reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $57K to $116K per year and averages out to $81K annually. Men make up the vast majority of Engineering Project Managers in Charlotte, N.C. (88 percent) who took the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most Charlotte Engineering Project Managers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$56,119 - $109,541
MEDIAN: $80,944

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$56,835 - $116,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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.

For many Engineering Project Managers in Charlotte, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $77K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $85K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $93K in this role. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $94K.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

Job Scheduling
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Engineering Design
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Project Management

National Average

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Project
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Contractor Management
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Budget Management
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Microsoft Word
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


12 %
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 4%