With around three in five of Senior Project Engineers with AutoCAD skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Senior Project Engineers with AutoCAD skills is $85K annually and can range from $69K on the lower end to $125K per year near the higher end. Total cash compensation for Senior Project Engineers with AutoCAD skills runs from $69K to $125K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $14K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Senior Project Engineers with AutoCAD skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$66,999 - $118,007
$67K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,431
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$26.81 - $65.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$66,999 - $118,007  
   
Bonus
$495.96 - $14,047  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
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$68,795 - $125,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$26.81 - $65.52  
   
Overtime
$9.12 - $47.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$495.96 - $14,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$618 - $9,696  
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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$68,795 - $125,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Senior Project Engineers with AutoCAD skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $77K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $85K. Senior Project Engineers with AutoCAD skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $91K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Senior Project Engineers with AutoCAD skills with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $101K.

Key Stats for Senior Project Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Senior Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$88,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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