The average salary for a Project Engineer with Project Coordinating skills in Australia is AU$85,258.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Project Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Project Engineer are from the companies Downer EDI Rail, Fulton Hogan and John Holland Pty Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Monadelphous where the average pay is AU$113,755. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Fulton Hogan and John Holland Pty Ltd, earning around AU$108,090 and AU$107,442, respectively. Civmec pays the lowest at around AU$75,000. Bovis Lend Lease Pte Ltd and Downer EDI Rail also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$85,000 and AU$86,270, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, 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$64,040 based on 11 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$76,519 based on 298 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$98,991 based on 236 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$103,548 based on 109 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$136,650.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 13.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (2.1% more) and Newcastle, New South Wales (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (14.3% less), Adelaide, South Australia (12.0% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.6% less).
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