An average Entry-Level Senior Project Engineer can expect to take home roughly $78K per year. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K each, total incomes of Entry-Level Senior Project Engineers generally range from $64K to $100K depending on individual performance. Almost all claim medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision coverage. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Senior Project Engineers is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$62,130 - $95,778
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MEDIAN: $77,742
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$27.96 - $47.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,130 - $95,778  
   
Bonus
$1,003 - $9,956  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,199  
Total Pay (?
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$63,654 - $100,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.96 - $47.68  
   
Overtime
$28.66 - $46.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,003 - $9,956  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,199  
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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$63,654 - $100,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Senior Project Engineer Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Senior Project Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
38%
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Skills That Affect Senior Project Engineer Salaries

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 9%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 4%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

Construction Estimating
0%

National Average
$82,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 6%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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