Senior Project Manager, Engineering Salary (United States)

A Senior Project Manager, Engineering earns an average salary of $108,025 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Project Manager, Engineering Total Pay (?
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$76,380 - $149,795
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MEDIAN: $108,025
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Senior Project Manager, Engineering Total Pay (?
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$29.03 - $77.18
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MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$76,380 - $149,795  
   
Bonus
$99.83 - $20,911  
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $16,126  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,000  
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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$78,014 - $163,650  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,529
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$29.03 - $77.18  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $79.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$99.83 - $20,911  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $16,126  
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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$78,014 - $163,650  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,529
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Job Description for Senior Project Manager, Engineering

A senior engineering project manager is responsible for managing staff, providing leadership, and assessing project deadlines and financial expenditures for large-scale engineering projects. They also monitor projects' productivity, quality, and progress. They also must ensure project safety and remain within projects' cost constraints. They support and direct project managers, project engineers, and assistants in planning, scheduling, and implementation of designs and testing. The job requires that they adhere to strict safety regulations and are in charge of implementing and maintaining policies. They report all project updates to the clients and make recommendations based on their professional education and experience. Senior engineering project managers work in a number of public- and private-sector organizations, in field such as environmental engineering, architecture, and construction. Their job can require some travel, and hours can vary depending on their chosen industry.
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Senior Project Manager, Engineering Tasks
  • Work with team to identify all project risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Prepare budgets, bids, contracts, funding requests, and communication plans.
  • Manage, supervise, and schedule execution of projects.

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What is it like working as a Senior Project Manager, Engineering at The Boeing Company?
Senior Project Manager, Engineering in Long Beach:
"Standard Defense Industry Huge Company Environment."
Pros: Flexibility, atmosphere among colleagues, facilities, pay, educational opportunities.
Cons: The stress of having to deal with ego-driven program managers and department managers; being lied to (as a group) by the business group leader; being laid off because they found less expensive direct-chargeable personnel.

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Gender

Female
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Male
89%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
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1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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