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Project Manager, Engineering Salary in Seattle

Just over a half of Seattle Engineering Project Managers have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $58K to $130K per year, but median earnings come to around $84K per year. In the world of Engineering Project Managers in Seattle, Wash., overall income ranges from $58K near the bottom to $130K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most Engineering Project Managers in Seattle like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of Seattle Engineering Project Managers (87 percent) survey respondents are men. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,677 - $127,409
MEDIAN: $84,158

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$54,677 - $127,409  
$0.00 - $14,639  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,863  
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).
$57,967 - $130,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Engineering in Seattle, Washington

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

For many Engineering Project Managers in Seattle, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $68K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $80K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $105K on average. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $122K on average.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Engineering in Seattle, Washington Salaries

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Skills That Affect Project Manager, Engineering in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Budget Management
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Job Scheduling
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Engineering Design
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National Average

Project Management
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Microsoft Project
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Microsoft Office
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Technical Analysis
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Construction Estimating
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


13 %
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 3%