Average Experienced Project Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$105,363
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$4,958
Bonus
AU$3,052
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Project Engineer in Australia is AU$105,363.
10%
A$78k
MEDIAN
A$105k
90%
A$144k
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AU$78k - AU$144k
Bonus
AU$486 - AU$13k
Profit Sharing
AU$750 - AU$12k
Total Pay
AU$78k - AU$153k

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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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,016 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.7%
Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
38.7%
Late Career
3.2%

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