Entry-Level Senior Project Engineer Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Senior Project Engineers is around $75K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Senior Project Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $9K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $63K and $98K. For the most part, Entry-Level Senior Project Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$61,881 - $94,044
(Median)
$62K
$75K
$94K
MEDIAN: $74,915
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50%
90%

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$25.30 - $49.32
(Median)
$25
$33
$49
MEDIAN: $33.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$61,881 - $94,044  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $8,940  
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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$62,987 - $98,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$25.30 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$30.08 - $47.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $8,940  
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).
)
$62,987 - $98,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Senior Project Engineer Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Senior Project Engineer in Danvers:
"Negotiate."
When taking on a new project, set performance based incentives. Don't allow the owner to put his/her name on your patents or worse, claim them as their own when they had no input into the development.

Senior Project Engineer in Chicago:
"Good Luck."
Strive for clarity for yourself and your team. Project requirements, job descriptions, chain of command, all that. Ambiguity fosters low morale and low performance.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Senior Project Engineer Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

Technical Analysis
0%

AutoCAD
0%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%

Systems Engineering
0%

National Average
$78,000

Engineering Design
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 3%
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