Project Manager, Engineering Salary in Seattle

An average Engineering Project Manager in Seattle can expect to take home roughly $84K per year. Total cash compensation to Engineering Project Managers in Seattle bottoms out near $59K and approaches $129K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men make up the vast majority of Engineering Project Managers in Seattle, Wash. (87 percent) who took the survey. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$56,024 - $128,103
MEDIAN: $84,278

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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.
$56,024 - $128,103  
$0.00 - $10,406  
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).
$58,808 - $128,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

For many Seattle Engineering Project Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $75K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $81K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $102K. Engineering Project Managers in Seattle, Wash. who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $125K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Budget Management
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National Average

Project Management
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Engineering Design
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Job Scheduling
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Microsoft Project
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Technical Analysis
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 19%

Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 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%