The average salary for an Early-Career Project Engineer with Microsoft Project skills in Australia is AU$79,221.
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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, 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$65,899 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$93,724 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$105,970 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$125,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 1.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (18.0% less), Perth, Western Australia (1.1% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.1% less).
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