Entry-Level Project Manager, Engineering Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Project Manager, Engineering is $68,573 per year.

$48,504 - $94,059
(Median)
$49K
$69K
$94K
MEDIAN: $68,573
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$15.87 - $41.40
(Median)
$16
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$48,504 - $94,059  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,960  
Profit Sharing
$494.74 - $9,200  
Commission
$2,013 - $14,191  
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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$46,780 - $98,413  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,034
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.87 - $41.40  
   
Overtime
$22.26 - $52.50  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,960  
   
Commission
$2,013 - $14,191  
Profit Sharing
$494.74 - $9,200  
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).
)
$46,780 - $98,413  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,570

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Project Manager, Engineering Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Project Manager, Engineering in Plano:
"Communication is key."
As a project manager, the most important thing to remember about your job is that clients, staff, and other stakeholders depend on your ability to clearly communicate both successes and challenges that lie ahead for the project. It is most important to let the client quickly of any problems or opportunities that lie ahead, but not immediately without considering the potential role you will have to play to take advantage of the situation.

Project Manager, Engineering in Pittsburgh:
"Nuclear Pressure Cooker."
If you are interested in a stressful environment in the highly regulated nuclear industry , then Nuclear Project management could be your ticket to a long term career. It takes a certain breed to accept no recognition from either the client or the company for a job well done. The only gratification is the compensation is much better than average and there is no one behind you trying to take your job.

Project Manager, Engineering in Indianapolis:
"Project Management Engineering."
To be successful at project management, it's imperative to master time management, money management, and emotional management. Things can go wrong and they may, but it's your job to attempt to prevent it ahead of time, prepare for it, predict what will happen and when, and then manage the solution. In my every day job, it's also helpful to learn and master people skills. I believe that project managers with people skills are a lot more successful in the career.

Project Manager, Engineering in Washington:
"Always seek wisdom."
Get several mentors on your team. One mentor for your engineering career, a mentor for your management role, know yourself and know your team's strength.

Project Manager, Engineering in Salida:
"Always thinking about projects."
Take into account that you will probably be working a lot in your spare time thinking about your projects.

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Skills That Affect Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

Contractor Management
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Budget Management
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Microsoft Project
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Engineering Design
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Technical Analysis
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Project Management
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Product Development
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$70,000

Job Scheduling
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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Construction Estimating
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 337 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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