The average salary for a Project Engineer with Construction Estimating skills in Australia is AU$85,210.
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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 and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and 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$61,041 based on 11 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$76,139 based on 182 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$100,384 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$99,155 based on 52 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 7.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (3.9% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (22.0% less), Adelaide, South Australia (17.2% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.6% less).
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