Entry-Level Senior Project Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Senior Project Engineers can expect wages of $75K annually on average. Total incomes of Entry-Level Senior Project Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $63K and $98K. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Senior Project Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$61,068 - $94,602
(Median)
$61K
$75K
$95K
MEDIAN: $74,936
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50%
90%

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$25.34 - $49.59
(Median)
$25
$35
$50
MEDIAN: $35.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$61,068 - $94,602  
   
Bonus
$200.67 - $10,018  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $8,204  
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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$62,547 - $98,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 392
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$25.34 - $49.59  
   
Overtime
$25.76 - $56.72  
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
$200.67 - $10,018  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $8,204  
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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$62,547 - $98,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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 Senior Project Engineer Salaries

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Product Development
up arrow 4%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 3%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

Engineering Design
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Scheduling
0%

National Average
$78,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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