The average salary for an Experienced Project Engineer in Australia is AU$105,363.
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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, Engineering Design and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.
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$62,300 based on 74 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$76,386 based on 1,098 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$97,568 based on 780 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$113,866.
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (11.5% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (10.7% less), Sydney, New South Wales (4.5% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.1% less).
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