Project Manager, Engineering with Budget Management Skills Salary

Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $89K annually, but may range from $62K to $136K per year. Total cash earnings of Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills range from $62K on the low end to $136K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $16K and $12K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 85 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,005 - $125,395
(Median)
$61K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,440
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$24.57 - $69.48
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$40
$69
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,005 - $125,395  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,703  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $11,960  
Total Pay (?
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$61,563 - $135,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,473
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$24.57 - $69.48  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$1.76 - $63.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,703  
   
Profit Sharing
$501 - $11,960  
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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$61,563 - $135,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 153
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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.


Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $73K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $89K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $99K in this role. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $111K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $92,505

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Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 23 percent. Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+18 percent), Baltimore (+13 percent), New York (+8 percent), and St. Louis (+7 percent). Salt Lake City is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average. Employers in Charlotte and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (15 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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$93,000


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 304 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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