A Senior Project Engineer earns an average salary of $87,541 per year.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Senior Project Engineer Total Pay (?
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$68,014 - $120,065
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MEDIAN: $87,541
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Senior Project Engineer Total Pay (?
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$30.68 - $71.95
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,014 - $120,065  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,891  
Profit Sharing
$776 - $10,041  
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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$70,042 - $129,158  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,421
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.68 - $71.95  
   
Overtime
$1.09 - $73.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$776 - $10,041  
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).
)
$70,042 - $129,158  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,421
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Job Description for Senior Project Engineer
Senior project engineers are people who have generally worked as project engineers for more than ten years. They lead teams of project engineers in planning, designing and implementing engineering as well as other industrial projects. They also improve processes by developing new methodologies, generate new ideas for potential projects, and identify, analyze and resolve problems in all phases of project development and execution.
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Senior Project Engineer Tasks
  • Track budget and schedule, making adjustments to reach goals.
  • Liaise with all relevant staff, contractors, suppliers, and others to coordinate work.
  • Interpret specifications and project plans to organize, estimate, and schedule project efforts.
  • Document and analyze project needs, goals, and objectives.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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New York
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$92,000
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Experience Affects Senior Project Engineer Salaries

National Average
$92,000

Skills That Affect Senior Project Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Microsoft Excel
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Project Management
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National Average
$92,000
Microsoft Office
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Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
28%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%
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