The average salary for a Project Engineer in New Zealand is NZ$76,459.
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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 Fulton Hogan, Graymont and Downer EDI Rail. Reported salaries are highest at Fletcher Construction where the average pay is NZ$90,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HEB Structures, earning around NZ$85,000. Fulton Hogan pays the lowest at around NZ$67,380. Graymont also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying NZ$68,500.
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills in Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, 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 NZ$58,172 based on 14 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$71,255 based on 193 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$82,942 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$88,855 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$91,017.
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