C$71,080
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$3,375

Profit Sharing

C$2,521

Commission

C$7,861

The average salary for a Project Engineer is C$70,212 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$51,758 - C$104,183
C$52K
C$71K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$71,080
10%
50%
90%
C$21.90 - C$60.37
C$22
C$35
C$60
MEDIAN: C$34.90
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$111K
Salary C$51,758 - C$104,183
Bonus C$400 - C$10,126
Profit Sharing C$4.97 - C$10,106
Commission C$7,861
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$52,308 - C$111,184
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,580
Hourly Data C$0C$81
Hourly Rate C$21.90 - C$60.37
Overtime C$26.39 - C$81.04
Annual Data C$0C$111K
Bonus C$400 - C$10,126
Commission C$7,861
Profit Sharing C$4.97 - C$10,106
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$52,308 - C$111,184
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 239

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 their work, and they may be the customer's technical point of contact as well. These engineers typically work alongside other engineers in an office setting, with regular travel to project sites potentially needed as well. These professionals generally work during regular business hours, although additional and/or alternative hours may be required depending on project deadlines and the needs of the business.

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Project Engineer Tasks

  • Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.
  • Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion.

Project Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$149K

$73,536

$60,887

$77,268

$76,218

Whiting-Turner
41 profiles
$59,955

$74,928

$62,223

$67,190

$114,697

$88,421

Common Career Paths for Project Engineer


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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Project Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 436 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 292 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$88,000 based on 165 salaries. A Project Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$110,000 based on 51 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

28%

-3%

-17%

-17%

-18%

National Average: C$73,199

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Project Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Project Engineer?

Project Engineer in Calgary:
"Energetic working environment."
Pros: There is a unique culture here. Helpful people, fun atmosphere, casual attire. We all work as a part of the team, not for individual goals. Low stress, fantastic flexibility, and a good sense of satisfaction.
Cons: Sometimes it feels like new hires are very underqualified.

Project Engineer in Vancouver:
"Managing Every Aspect of A Project."
Pros: -Mostly unsupervised, allowed to work flexible hours. -Get to manage people, projects, etc. -Easy to move up quick if you work hard. -Lots of opportunities to learn. -Never a day that is the same. -Choice of indoor or outdoor work every day.
Cons: -Long working hours. -Lots of responsibility and blame. -Your decisions need to be made in a timely matter, doesn't depend on your life, depends on how the project is going. -Working out of a site trailer makes it hard to concentrate.

Project Engineer in Toronto:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions."
Pros: •Popular topics include: corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.
Cons: •Popular topics include: corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.

Project Engineer in Oakville:
"A Day As A Project Engineer"
Pros: I like the responsibility level, trust by management to work independently, variation in engineering design and types of projects. The flexible hours, dress code and family type atmosphere.
Cons: Not enough pay to justify responsibilities. Annual pay increases are small. No vision in benefits or a pension plan. Little to no upgrade courses our training invested in employees. No shift premiums for overtime. Limited advancement opportunity.

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Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 272 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

▲50%

▲21%

▲9%

National Average
C$73,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries




Engineering Design
▼0%

National Average
C$73,000


Project
▼1%

▼3%



▼4%




C++
▼10%

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 272 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%