The average salary for a Mid-Career Project Engineer with Construction Site Inspection skills in Australia is AU$100,449.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, Project Coordinating 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$76,944 based on 148 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 Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 3.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (2.0% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (5.4% less) and Perth, Western Australia (0.2% less).
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