The average salary for a Project Engineer is R411,769 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

R196,001 - R736,978
R200K
R410K
R740K
MEDIAN: R411,769
10%
50%
90%

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R212.50 - R371.50
R250
MEDIAN: R254.34
50%

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National Salary 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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R0R270KR540KR810K
Salary
R196,001 - R736,978  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R75,200  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R48,479  
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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R201,372 - R782,894  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 257
National Hourly Rate 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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R0R140R280R420
Hourly Rate
R254.34  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R286.76  
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.
)
R0R280KR560KR840K
Bonus
R0.00 - R75,200  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R48,479  
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).
)
R201,372 - R782,894  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Project Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $351,000 based on 150 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $504,000 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $686,000 based on 45 salaries. A Project Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $722,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R428,565

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Project Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Project Engineer?

Project Engineer in Pretoria:
"Projects and team management."
Pros: I enjoy seeing a team work together and develop a end product. I also find it very satisfying when a client is happy with what we provide.
Cons: I hate having to micro-manage people and repeat things. I do not find it enjoyable to have to to peoples jobs for them when they have committed to a task.

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Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

▲68%

▲60%

▲18%

National Average
R429,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries


Matlab
▲5%

▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
R429,000




Microsoft Project
▼5%



▼8%


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼22%

▼23%

SolidWorks
▼47%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 44%