A Project Engineer earns an average salary of AU$83,308 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Autocad 2000i is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$59,221 - AU$122,773
AU$59K
AU$83K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$83,371
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50%
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AU$24.28 - AU$78.96
AU$24
AU$42
AU$79
MEDIAN: AU$42.49
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AU$0AU$127K
Salary AU$59,221 - AU$122,773
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,795
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$13,300
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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AU$59,324 - AU$127,302
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,054
Hourly Data AU$0AU$81
Hourly Rate AU$24.28 - AU$78.96
Hourly Tips AU$6.32
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$81.70
Annual Data AU$0AU$127K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,795
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$13,300
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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AU$59,324 - AU$127,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 91

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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 AU$75,000 based on 603 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 AU$97,000 based on 413 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$109,000 based on 153 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 AU$127,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$84,766

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

Project Engineer in Melbourne:
"Dynamic environment, huge workload, lots of stress."
Pros: Exposure to different projects.
Cons: High stress, need to cover a lot of areas to be successful.

Project Engineer in Perth:
"Construction site exposure, scheduling, client focused."
Pros: Working remote sites, working with all levels of personnel, suppliers, and clients.
Cons: Daily commute to work, feel lonely sometimes.

Project Engineer in Perth:
"Project Engineer."
Pros: Challenging, high responsibility.
Cons: Long hours, long commute times.

Project Engineer in Perth:
"Diverse And Flexible."
Pros: Opportunity to travel, flexible conditions, high level of responsibility.
Cons: Uncertainty, long work hours, lack of program for personal training/development structure in small business.

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Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

▲49%

▲28%

▲15%

National Average
AU$85,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 90%
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