Senior Project Engineer Salary

A Senior Project Engineer earns an average salary of $92,078 per year. A skill in Systems Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.

$71,443 - $121,500
$71K
$92K
$120K
MEDIAN: $92,132
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50%
90%

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$32.14 - $60.97
$32
$42
$61
MEDIAN: $41.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,443 - $121,500  
   
Bonus
$517 - $14,259  
Profit Sharing
$-0.47 - $10,334  
Commission
$15,484  
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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$73,182 - $128,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$32.14 - $60.97  
   
Overtime
$30.55 - $73.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$517 - $14,259  
   
Commission
$15,484  
Profit Sharing
$-0.47 - $10,334  
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).
)
$73,182 - $128,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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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

  • Interpret specifications and project plans to organize, estimate, and schedule project efforts.
  • Document and analyze project needs, goals, and objectives.
  • Track budget and schedule, making adjustments to reach goals.
  • Liaise with all relevant staff, contractors, suppliers, and others to coordinate work.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Project Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Project Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 266 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Project Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 510 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 576 salaries. A Senior Project Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 349 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,612

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Key Stats for Senior Project Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 209 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Senior Project Engineer Salaries

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$96,000

▼5%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Senior Project Engineer Salaries





Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$96,000

Engineering Design
▼1%

▼2%







▼8%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 209 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 6%
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