Senior Project Engineer Salary

A Senior Project Engineer earns an average salary of $90,198 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Systems Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.

$69,162 - $123,976
(Median)
$69K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,197
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$30.01 - $72.02
(Median)
$30
$42
$72
MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,162 - $123,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,019  
Profit Sharing
$719 - $10,945  
Commission
$11,500  
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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$70,947 - $131,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,677
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.01 - $72.02  
   
Overtime
$24.19 - $68.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,019  
   
Commission
$11,500  
Profit Sharing
$719 - $10,945  
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).
)
$70,947 - $131,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Job Description for Senior Project Engineer

Also known as a lead project engineer, a senior project engineer oversees operating processes. These processes are used by companies making products and completing projects of various types, including construction, industrial, and environmental. The senior project engineer watches over the efforts of technical personal as they perform their aspects of a project, oversees the needs of clients, and provides ways to improve processes.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Engineer

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $93,659

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Experience Affects Senior Project Engineer Salaries



National Average
$94,000



Skills That Affect Senior Project Engineer Salaries



Technical Analysis
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Manufacturing Process Engineering
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Scheduling
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Project Management
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Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$94,000

Pro/Engineer
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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SolidWorks
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 525 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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