Project Manager, Engineering with Budget Management Skills Salary

With just under three-fifths of Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $62K to $136K per year and averages out to $89K annually. Cash earnings for Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills — including $16K in bonuses and $12K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $62K to $136K depending on individual performance. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 85 percent of Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills are male. Work is enjoyable for Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$61,005 - $125,395
(Median)
$61K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,440
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$24.57 - $69.48
(Median)
$25
$40
$69
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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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
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Hourly Rate
$24.57 - $69.48  
   
Hourly Tips
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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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $73K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $89K. Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills bring in $99K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veteran professionals who boast more than 20 years of relevant experience enjoy plum median salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $111K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $92,505

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For Engineering Project Managers with Budget Management skills, Houston provides a pay rate that is 23 percent greater than the national average. 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). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Salt Lake City, 15 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Charlotte (15 percent lower) and Atlanta (3 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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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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