A Senior Project Engineer earns an average salary of $91,791 per year. A skill in Systems Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.

$70,996 - $123,158
(Median)
$71K
$92K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,791
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$29.40 - $66.15
(Median)
$29
$40
$66
MEDIAN: $40
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,996 - $123,158  
   
Bonus
$487.83 - $13,690  
Profit Sharing
$31.47 - $10,729  
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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$73,015 - $130,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,468
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.40 - $66.15  
   
Overtime
$31.03 - $67.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$487.83 - $13,690  
   
Profit Sharing
$31.47 - $10,729  
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).
)
$73,015 - $130,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $94,741

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Experience Affects Senior Project Engineer Salaries



National Average
$95,000



Skills That Affect Senior Project Engineer Salaries



Manufacturing Process Engineering
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Pro/Engineer
up arrow 4%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

Engineering Design
0%

Scheduling
0%

National Average
$95,000

Microsoft Office
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 209 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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