The average salary for a Project Engineer with Construction Site Inspection skills in Australia is AU$88,165.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Project Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Project Engineer are from the companies Freyssinet, Georgiou Group and Monadelphous. Reported salaries are highest at Monadelphous where the average pay is AU$100,000. Georgiou Group pays the lowest at around AU$85,000.
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Project Coordinating, Engineering Design and Project Management.
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$62,080 based on 7 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,070 based on 147 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$100,449 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$99,607 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$121,528.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 7.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (5.3% more) and Newcastle, New South Wales (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (9.3% less), Melbourne, Victoria (2.0% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.7% less).
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