The average salary for a Mid-Career Project Engineer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$94,169.
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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 Excel 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$59,109 based on 18 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$74,910 based on 266 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$101,036 based on 93 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$108,090.
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 16.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (9.6% more) and Perth, Western Australia (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.7% less).
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