The average salary for a Mid-Career Project Engineer with Microsoft Excel skills in Australia is AU$95,105.
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Job Description for Project Engineer
Project engineers oversee technical staff on engineering projects within their company, ensuring that projects are completed on schedule, within budget and within project specifications. They coordinate efforts among staff and ensure that effective communication exists among the various divisions or staffs involved in projects, as well as ensure resource allocation is effective, efficient and sufficient to complete the project. Project engineers use their expertise as an engineer throughout thei…Read more
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills in Project Management, Project Coordinating, Microsoft Office and Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer
An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$59,998 based on 19 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$73,975 based on 300 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$100,882 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$119,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 14.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (7.0% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (18.8% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.3% less).
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