Project Manager, Engineering Salary in Seattle

Engineering Project Managers in Seattle tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — close to one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $59K to $130K per year, median earnings come to $83K annually. In the world of Seattle Engineering Project Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $59K and $130K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $10K, respectively. The vast majority of Engineering Project Managers in Seattle, Wash. (87 percent) who took the survey are men. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. For the most part, Engineering Project Managers in Seattle enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,921 - $127,786

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$55,921 - $127,786  
$0.00 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,863  
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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 - $129,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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 Seattle Engineering Project Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $72K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $80K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $103K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $124K 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.


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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%